ByteDance Competitors and Similar CompaniesClear all

ByteDance's competitors and similar companies include YouTube, Sina Corporation, Baidu, Kuaishou and Hyperconnect.
ByteDance
ByteDance
ByteDance (also known as Beijing Douyin Information Service) is a technology company that operates content platforms that inform, educate, entertain, and inspire people across languages, cultures, and geographies.
YouTube
YouTube
YouTube is a video-sharing and social media platform that allows users to upload, view, and share videos.
Sina Corporation
Sina Corporation
SINA Corporation operates as an online media company in the People's Republic of China.
Baidu
Baidu
Baidu (百度) is a technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.
Kuaishou
Kuaishou
Kuaishou (快手, also known as Kwai) is a company that operates a social platform allowing users to record and share videos, as well as photos.
Hyperconnect
Hyperconnect
Hyperconnect (하이퍼커넥트) is a technology company that provides video and AI-powered social discovery products.
Founding Date
Founding Date
2012
Founding Date
2006
Founding Date
1998
Founding Date
2000
Founding Date
2011
Founding Date
2014
Type
Type
Private
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Private
Type
Subsidiary
Tags
Locations
Locations
Beijing, CN HQ
Sao Paulo, BR
Shanghai, CN
Berlin, DE
Tokyo, JP
London, GB
Culver City, US
Locations
San Bruno, US HQ
London, GB
Los Angeles, US
Locations
Haidian, CN HQ
Locations
Beijing, CN HQ
Beijing, CN
Beijing, CN
Shanghai, CN
Shenzhen, CN
Sunnyvale, US
Locations
Beijing, CN HQ
Locations
Seoul, KR HQ
Employees
Employees
110,000267% increase
Employees
143,7941% decrease
Employees
8,300
Employees
41,300
Employees
5,668
Employees
2977% decrease
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
300 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
2.6 b
Valuation ($)
46.5 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
6
Twitter followers
79 m
Twitter followers
N/A
Twitter followers
137.2 k
Twitter followers
201
Twitter followers
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
9
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
28
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
73.7
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
22.22%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
96.43%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
4.1
Employee Rating
4.3
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
4
Employee Rating
3.7
Employee Rating
N/A

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$58b (Y, 2021)
Revenue (est.)
$14b (Y, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
$2.2b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
¥123.7b (FY, 2022)
Revenue (est.)
$7.2b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
₩257.9b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$448.8m (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
¥43.2b (FY, 2022)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$1.7b (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
¥80.5b (FY, 2022)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
$108.7m (FY, 2019)
Net income
¥7.5b (FY, 2022)
Net income
N/A
Net income
₩21b (FY, 2020)

Operating

Daily Active Users
Daily Active Users
700 m (Jul, 2019)
Daily Active Users
N/A
Daily Active Users
165 m (Q3, 2017)
Daily Active Users
N/A
Daily Active Users
300 m (Feb, 2020)
Daily Active Users
N/A
Monthly Active Users
Monthly Active Users
1.5 b (Jul, 2019)
Monthly Active Users
2 b (May, 2019)
Monthly Active Users
376 m (Q3, 2017)
Monthly Active Users
N/A
Monthly Active Users
1 b (Jun, 2021)
Monthly Active Users
N/A
Products
Products
7 (Sep, 2020)
Products
8 (Dec, 2022)
Products
N/A
Products
N/A
Products
N/A
Products
N/A

Funding

Total funding raised
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 11.5m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 26.2m
Total funding raised
$ 4.4b
Total funding raised
$ 10.6m
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YouTube
HQ
San Bruno, US

YouTube is a video-sharing and social media platform that allows users to upload, view, and share videos.

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Sina Corporation
HQ
Haidian, CN
Employees
8,300

SINA Corporation operates as an online media company in the People's Republic of China.

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Baidu
HQ
Beijing, CN
Employees
41,300

Baidu (百度) is a technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.

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Kuaishou
HQ
Beijing, CN
Employees
5,668

Kuaishou (快手, also known as Kwai) is a company that operates a social platform allowing users to record and share videos, as well as photos.

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