For many, finding a good deal is the main reason to join a community group-buying platform. Socializing with neighbors is a reason to stay.
The new antitrust rules for China’s digital payment market could trigger a regulatory review of Ant Group and Tencent based on market share.
Pinduoduo is under fire again for deleting pictures from a user’s photo album without consent. Luckin opens up to franchises in lower-tier cities.
The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated consumer adoption of e-commerce on WeChat and powered growth, as confined shoppers spent more time browsing on the app.
Adobe ended support for its notoriously virus-prone web standard on Jan. 12 and Flash was little missed—except in the Chinese government.