Toutiao and Tencent News led the news information market with a combined market share of over 70%. NetEase News and iFeng News were the fastest-growing ones. Market penetration of news information was 55.5% in December, a 9.7% increase year-on-year. The average DAUs was 290.1 million for this market. Tencent News took the lead with a […]
Kugou music ranked on top in China’s mobile music apps market in Q2 2018; Tencent News and Toutiao on top for news apps; and, Meituan in the local lifestyle category. Also, check out top apps in job hunting, mobile reading, and audios. In June 2018, the top 10 secondhand car trading apps all saw negative […]
News and information mobile apps have improved a lot in user stickiness in China. The monthly total usage duration and average usage duration per user all increased by around 20% in December 2017. Different demographics of users in China show a different appetite and preference in the types of content. Over 80% of Chinese users […]
In 2017, a Chinese internet user spends on average 67 minutes per day reading the news. 14.6% of them spend over 2 hours per day. News accounts for 29% of all time spent online, indicating that news is in high demand according to Tencent’s Penguin Intelligence Research. 76.5% of China internet users access news […]
WeChat launched Search and Top Stories sections in the updated WeChat iOS 6.5.8. These two sections are not yet available for Android smartphone users.
Tencent News, Toutiao, and Yidianzixun are the top 3 mobile news apps by MAU in China in March 2017, all exceeding 100 million active users.