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ByteDance launches Douyin Pay mobile payment service in China

ByteDance launches Douyin Pay mobile payment service in China

Beijing-based ByteDance on Tuesday launched its third-party payment service for the Chinese version of its successful TikTok short video app "Douyin Pay" to expand into the e-commerce business in Chin...

WhatsApp gained the most monthly active users in India in

WhatsApp gained the most monthly active users in India in 2020: App Annie

WhatsApp became the top app of 2020 in India with the most monthly active users, according to App Annie, a mobile analytics company. That could change in 2021 as users move away from WhatsApp for pri...

TikTok is tightening data protection functions for users under the

TikTok is tightening data protection functions for users under the age of 18

A month after federal regulators ordered it to disclose how its practices affect children and teenagers, TikTok is tightening its privacy practices for those under the age of 18.Starting Wednesday, th...

Facebook, WhatsApp, TikTok Top list of the most popular apps

Facebook, WhatsApp, TikTok Top list of the most popular apps of 2020: App Annie

The mobile app market continued to grow in 2020 despite the coronavirus outbreak. According to a report, new app downloads rose seven percent year-on-year to 218 billion. Consumer spending for app s...

From Zoom to Quibi: Tech Winners and Losers of 2020

From Zoom to Quibi: Tech Winners and Losers of 2020

We streamed, we zoomed, we ordered groceries and houseplants online, we created virtual villages while navigating laptop bottlenecks to work and study from home. In many ways, the isolation caused by...

Google test function for aggregating videos from TikTok, Instagram: Report

Google test function for aggregating videos from TikTok, Instagram: Report

Google is testing a function with which videos from TikTok and Instagram are combined in special carousels in the Google mobile app according to a report. When this feature is widespread, users don't...

Worldwide app spending for Christmas rose by 35 percent in

Worldwide app spending for Christmas rose by 35 percent in 2020: sensor tower

According to a report, worldwide mobile app spend on Christmas Day on Google Play and Apple's App Store was $ 407.6 million (approximately Rs.2,988 million). Record spending shows a 34.5 percent year...

Indian TikTok spin-off Josh receives $ 100 million, led by

Indian TikTok spin-off Josh receives $ 100 million, led by Google, Microsoft

Bengaluru-based VerSe Innovation, the parent company of an Indian TikTok spin-off called Josh, raised more than $ 100 million (around Rs.740 million) from investors like Google and Microsoft from Alph...

Check out India’s most popular TikTok alternatives

Check out India’s most popular TikTok alternatives

What are the most popular Indian short video apps to use instead of TikTok? It has been a few times since TikTok was banned, and today there are several video sharing apps that we developed ourselves...

Russia launches its own TikTok-like video sharing platform

Russia launches its own TikTok-like video sharing platform

Russia's leading media holding, controlled by state energy giant Gazprom, will launch a video sharing app similar to the TikTok social network, the group's CEO said on Wednesday.The Kommersant busines...