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Warner Music Group signs deal with short-video firm Kuaishou

The major labels are striking licensing deals with a variety of players. The latest example is WMG's new agreement with China's Kuaishou.
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ByteDance rival Kuaishou’s apps have more than 1bn active users

We wrote about Chinese short-video app Kuaishou in March this year, when its parent company announced that it had more than 750 million monthly active users, and 305 million daily active users. Now the company, Kuaishou...
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Music and social apps included in Chinese privacy crackdown

The Chinese government is on a run of varying degrees of crackdowns on the technology sector, with the latest one including some key apps for the music industry. 105 apps have been called out by China's internet regulator...
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Kuaishou has 305m daily users – and now licensed music too

Chinese social videos app Kuaishou is huge: it has more than 760 million monthly active users, and 305 million daily active users. Now it has licensed music for those people to use. The company has signed a two-year deal...
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Universal Music hails China sales success for Linong Chen

The major western music companies are, it’s fair to say, very keen to expand their foothold in the Chinese music industry. From beefing up their offices in China to taking investment from its digital industry’s...
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The next TikTok? 10 more short-video apps taking China by storm

TikTok is currently one of the most popular social apps globally, and it’s making plenty of waves in the music industry, from playing an early role in making ‘Old Town Road’ a hit and becoming an exciting platform for...
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China to introduce ‘youth mode’ time limits for short-video apps

The challenge of levering children off their favourite app is one being grappled with by parents across the world, whether it’s YouTube, Fortnite, TikTok or Roblox. Now the Chinese government is introducing regulations...