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.