502: Communication apps Tik Tok and Wesing capture global teen users | Asia Tech Podcast

502: Communication apps Tik Tok and Wesing capture global teen users


Asia Tech Podcast Episode #502

In this episode of Asia Tech Podcast my trends explorer colleague Yi Jing Fly joins me to share her latest insights. We look at how communication apps Tik Tok and Wesing are dominating a global teen user base and why, despite Zuckerberg’s dismissal, this does not bode well for apps like Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Spotify. Tik Tok and Tencent’s Wesing are the first billion user apps out of Asia and they solve the customer problem in a fundamentally different way than Facebook and Google.

About Asia Tech Podcast Show Host Graham D Brown

Graham D Brown is podcast host of Sounds of Our City, Pitchdeck Asia and Asia Tech Podcast. Founder of Pitch Media Asia – Asia’s largest Podcast Media House. He is a regular public speaker on the theme of digital transformation, podcasts and storytelling, an avid podcaster with over 500 episodes published. Notable podcast guests include Tony Fernandes, CEO AirAsia. Graham is passionate about helping grow the Asian podcast market. He is also author of the report: Podcasting 2020 – A Playbook for Asia which contains case studies and statistics on the growth of podcasting in the world’s largest media market. To stay up to date with the latest trends about Digital Transformation in Asia, follow Graham’s updates by joining his newsletter at the bottom of this page.