Beijing ByteDance Technology’s Jinri Toutiao mobile app is displayed inside the company's headquarters in Beijing. Jinri Toutiao aggregates news and videos from hundreds of media outlets. In just five years, the app has become one of the most popular news services anywhere, with 120 million daily users. Photo: Bloomberg

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Beijing ByteDance Technology’s Jinri Toutiao mobile app is displayed inside the company's headquarters in Beijing. Jinri Toutiao aggregates news and videos from hundreds of media outlets. In just five years, the app has become one of the most popular news services anywhere, with 120 million daily users. Photo: Bloomberg
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