A woman speaks on her phone near a Douyin logo in Beijing on March 31, 2021. Photo: AP Photo
A woman speaks on her phone near a Douyin logo in Beijing on March 31, 2021. Photo: AP Photo
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TikTok’s China sibling Douyin launches mandatory five-second pauses in video feed to curb user addiction

  • Douyin, the Chinese version of short video-sharing app TikTok, is forcing users to take a break after long viewing sessions
  • The Chinese government has become increasingly concerned over the amount of time young internet users are spending on algorithm-driven content

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A woman speaks on her phone near a Douyin logo in Beijing on March 31, 2021. Photo: AP Photo
A woman speaks on her phone near a Douyin logo in Beijing on March 31, 2021. Photo: AP Photo
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