Last week's hottest news and trends from Chinese social media and digital space.
Bytedance sue US Government over the TikTok ban
The battle for TikTok continues ever since early August when Trump signed two executive orders banning transactions with Tiktok. Now, TikTok’s parent company Bytedance said last Sunday it would file a lawsuit against the US government. To be continued.
自8月初特朗普签署两项禁止与Tiktok交易的行政命令以来，针对TikTok的战斗一直在持续。 现在，TikTok的母公司字节跳动上周日表示，它将对美国政府提起诉讼。 未完待续。
China wants to turn Beijing into e-sports hub
China’s Beijing is aiming to become the country’s new e-sports hub, providing subsidies to teams, arenas, and video games that promote local culture. The e-sports market is expected to reach more than 165.1 billion RMB, so maybe it comes as no surprise that Beijing wants its city to become the Mecca of gaming.
WeChat users can now delete comments on their Moments
The latest iOS update of WeChat now allows users to delete comments made by friends on their Moments posts. Once the comment has been deleted, the person posting the comment will be able to see their comment has been removed.
Pinduoduo enters the hospitality industry
Pinduoduo is not only selling cheap fruit and goods, but now venturing into the hotel business, taking on trip.com and Meituan, making this the first time a hotel chain operator in China has opened an online booking channel on Pinduoudo.
Almost all of JD.com's new customers come from low-tier cities
China’s e-commerce industry just keeps growing. Right now, JD.com has over 417 million active users. But what is most fascinating, is how 80% of its new users for Q2 came from lower-tier cities, the highest level on record. China’s low-tier cities are truly an untapped gold mine.