Online content rules leave platforms holding the bag

By Lavender Au

Dec 23, 20192 min read A photo of the exterior of a Bytedance building in Shanghai. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)Some of China’s biggest technology companies including Bytedance and Kuaishou may find themselves increasingly accountable for cont…

Youzan: A close look at the mini-program leader

By WalktheChat

Dec 18, 20194 min read Youzan provides a platform for brands and influencers to sell through WeChat mini-programs (Screenshots: WalktheChat)A version of this post by Thomas Graziani first appeared on WalktheChat, which specializes in helpi…

WeChat Pay launches payment feature using mobile numbers

By Nicole Jao

Oct 23, 20191 min read A screenshot of WeChat’s user interface for the new phone number payment feature. (Image credit: TechNode)WeChat has introduced a new payment feature that allows users to send and receive money using a mobile phone number.