Zhang Yiming, founder and chief executive of ByteDance, continues to expand his company’s ecosystem of products and services, with recent forays into online search, mobile games and even smartphones. Photo: Bloomberg

TikTok owner ByteDance ratchets up hiring for video games business in challenge to Tencent

  • The move shows the tech unicorn’s effort to expand its ecosystem of products and services for the world’s largest internet market
Topic |   Video gaming

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Zhang Yiming, founder and chief executive of ByteDance, continues to expand his company’s ecosystem of products and services, with recent forays into online search, mobile games and even smartphones. Photo: Bloomberg
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TikTok, which is marketed as Douyin in mainland China, has been embroiled in regulatory issues in different overseas markets amid the video-sharing app’s steady international expansion. Photo: Simon Song

ByteDance-owned TikTok denies censorship of users’ content amid call for US review of app over security concerns

  • TikTok, which has a version for mainland China called Douyin, said it adheres to US laws, and that all its US data are stored in the country
Topic |   TikTok app

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TikTok, which is marketed as Douyin in mainland China, has been embroiled in regulatory issues in different overseas markets amid the video-sharing app’s steady international expansion. Photo: Simon Song
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