Tiktok creators will launch the "killer" Google Doc within a month

The Chinese company ByteDance is preparing to launch a full-fledged analog of Google cloud services for corporate clients (Google G Suite). The project will be created on the basis of the existing universal business application Lark, in China known as Feishu.

Lark is a corporate messenger that combines a calendar, a video communication tool, as well as the ability to store information in the cloud and edit documents online, both independently and in tandem with colleagues. ByteDance launched it in April 2019.

ByteDance plans to complete the transformation of the Lark application into a full-fledged cloud service, Bloteberg writes, by the end of March 2020. It may be called ByteDance Office Tools. She intends to start the distribution of the new project from China, the company has not yet announced its plans to enter the world stage.

ByteDance itself was founded in 2012 and is currently, according to Bloomberg, considered the most valuable startup in the world. It is this company that is developing the popular TikTok video service, based on the Musical.ly project it acquired, whose monthly audience of users for the first quarter of 2020 exceeded 800 million people. She also owns Toutiao, the market-leading news aggregator in China.

The founder of the company is Chinese Internet entrepreneur Zhang Yiming. As of 2019, ByteDance was valued at $ 75 billion, of which the founder's share was about $ 16.5 billion, which made him the richest person in China.

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