Briefing: More than 90% of Chinese minors are online, official survey finds

未成年人互联网普及率突破九成 - People's Daily What happened: Internet penetration rate among minors ages six to 18 in China is 93.7%,…


Briefing: WeChat denies report that user chat data was used for targeted ads

微信被指根据文字聊天精准推送广告,回应:从未监控聊天记录 - The Paper What happened: In response to a Southern Metropolis Daily report (in Chinese),…


WeChat's new mini-program logistics linkup raises e-commerce stakes

On Monday, Tencent’s WeChat app launched a logistics interface for its popular mini-program feature that it says could…


Briefing: Tencent tests livestreaming for WeChat public accounts

腾讯直播内测推进,公众号粉丝可通过微信小程序看直播 - TechNode What happened: Tencent, which previously acknowledged ongoing development of a…


Briefing: Tencent's biggest shareholder Naspers will list tech stakes in Europe

Naspers Brings SoftBank-Style Mega-Tech to Europe - Bloomberg Opinion What happened: On Monday, South African media…


Briefing: Sports commentary app Hupu disappears from app stores

虎扑APP遭全网下架 原因未知 - Techweb What happened: Popular sports commentary app Hupu has disappeared from major Android stores…


Briefing: Xiaomi briefly joins short video craze with new app

Xiaomi Releases Short Video App - Yicai Global What happened: Following in the footsteps of Bytedance and Tencent,…


Car-rental app Togo taken down from Mi Store as users await return of deposits

(Image credit: Togo) In the latest in a series of discouraging shared economy developments, car-rental app Togo appears…


Xiaohongshu fights fraudulent reviews on user-powered e-commerce platform

(Image credit: Little Red Book/App Store) E-commerce platform Xiaohongshu, also called RED or Little Red Book, is…


In bid to up its monetization game, Q&A site Zhihu expands membership program

Once known as a Quora copycat, 220 million-strong Q&A platform Zhihu is forging ahead with its paid content…