044: CHINA’S HOTTEST APP OF 2018: DOUYIN

John and Matt talk about Douyin 抖音, the breakout short video app of 2017, how it stacks up against Kuaishou 快手 (aka Kwai)—China’s “low” humor video app, and some predictions for short video apps in 2018. Links China Tech Talk […]

036: DIVING DEEP INTO WEIBO WITH MANYA KOETSE

Matt and John talk with Manya Koetse, found and editor-in-chief of What’s on Weibo, about how the role of Weibo in Chinese society and its continuing relevance in public discourse. Links What’s on Weibo Manya Koetse How to leave an […]

019: CHINA’S $20 BILLION NEWS APP WITH DANNIE LI

This week Matt and John talk with Dannie Li, an analyst at China Tech Insights about Jinri Toutiao, a Chinese content aggregator recently valued at $20 billion, including: Why Jinri Toutiao is so popular How it is so sticky Its […]