Last week's hottest news and trends from Chinese social media and digital space.

Douyin has now 600 million daily active users
 抖音日活跃用户数已突破6亿

Douyin, the Chinese version of the popular short-video sharing app TikTok, hit 600 million daily active users as of August. Here are some other impressive numbers: over 22 million creators made more than 41.7 billion RMB on the platform over the past year.
中国版的TikTok,短视频分享应用抖音截至8月,每日活跃用户数突破达到6亿。

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https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/15/bytedance-douyin-has-600-million-daily-active-users.html

Kuaishou reaches 500 million e-commerce orders
 快手放大招,电商订单量超5亿单

Kuaishou, the main rival of TikTok’s Chinese version Douyin, announced that it accumulated 500 million e-commerce orders in August, a strong sign for the app’s monetization effort and continuing focus on making the app into an e-commerce giant.
抖音的主要竞争对手快手近日宣布2020年8月快手电商订单量超5亿单,这是该应用货币化进程的显著表现,并继续致力于成为电商巨头的标志。

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https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/17/tiktoks-chinese-rival-kuaishou-becomes-a-popular-online-bazaar/

TikTok and WeChat didn’t get banned in the U.S…yet
 抖音和微信在美真的会被禁?

As we’re publishing this, the US-ban of TikTok and WeChat has been delayed a week after Donald Trump giving his blessing to a deal between Oracle, Walmart, and TikTok. We’ll just have to see what happens next on this roller-coaster ride.
在我们发表这篇文章的时候,特朗普对甲骨文,沃尔玛以及TikTok之间达成的交易表示祝福后,美国对TikTok和微信的禁令被推迟了一周。我们这场像过山车一般的旅途又会发生什么。

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https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/20/21447702/tiktok-wechat-avoid-ban-china-trump-apps

How to pick the right video platform in China?
品牌如何在中国挑选合适的视频平台?

In China, social media platforms are currently fighting over the video-sharing realm. Douyin, Kuaishou, RED, WeChat, Weibo, and more are all joining the battle. So what platform should brands pick and why? Jingdaily lists the biggest platforms’ unique attributes.
在中国,各大社交媒体平台目前正在激烈争夺视频分享领域。知名大厂豆瓣、快手、小红书、微信、微博等都加入了这场竞争。那对于品牌来说,又应该选择什么样的平台呢?请参考《精日传媒》列出的各大平台的独特属性。

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https://jingdaily.com/how-should-luxury-brands-pick-the-right-video-account-platform-in-china/

Bytedance aims to double what users make on Douyin
字节跳动目标让用户在平台所得收入翻倍

Douyin’s live-streaming e-commerce initiative is truly generating gold after 22 million users brought in a total of 417 billion RMB through live-streaming. Now, Douyin wants to double what users make from live-streaming.
抖音的电商直播计划为2200万用户带来了417亿元人民币的总收入,现在抖音需要借助这波黄金流量让用户的直播收入翻倍。

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https://www.caixinglobal.com/2020-09-16/douyin-wants-to-double-what-users-make-from-livestreaming-101606131.html