Lizhi is one of China's biggest podcast apps, but the company also has other offerings, including the Clubhouse-like app Tiya that only operates overseas to avoid restrictions in China. Photo: Handout
Lizhi is one of China's biggest podcast apps, but the company also has other offerings, including the Clubhouse-like app Tiya that only operates overseas to avoid restrictions in China. Photo: Handout

exclusive | Lizhi, China’s second-largest podcast app, has its own Clubhouse, but only for users outside the Great Firewall

  • As the popularity of Clubhouse has risen, so has demand for other audio apps like those from Lizhi, which has seen its shares rise nearly fourfold this month
  • Lizhi’s Clubhouse-like app Tiya only operates overseas after its first social audio app was removed by Chinese regulators

Lizhi is one of China's biggest podcast apps, but the company also has other offerings, including the Clubhouse-like app Tiya that only operates overseas to avoid restrictions in China. Photo: Handout
Lizhi is one of China's biggest podcast apps, but the company also has other offerings, including the Clubhouse-like app Tiya that only operates overseas to avoid restrictions in China. Photo: Handout
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