ByteDance acquires online medical encyclopedia baikemy.com

ByteDance recently has fully acquired Baikemy.com, a medical science knowledge platform. Yan Shou, the head of the ByteDance strategic investment and the head of its game business, becomes the legal representative of the latter company.

ByteDance recently has fully acquired Baikemy.com, a medical science knowledge platform. Yan Shou, the head of the ByteDance strategic investment and the head of its game business, becomes the legal representative of the latter company.

According to public information, Baikemy.com, which was established in May 2010, is the largest professional medical science knowledge content platform in China. From the perspective of content production mode, Baikemy.com always adopts the production mode of PGC.

Through cooperation with professionals such as 3A-class hospitals and chief physicians, and coupled with AI technologies such as NLP, deep learning, knowledge mapping, the company has established a library of medical science knowledge content, covering diseases, medicine, treatment, nursing, rehabilitation, nutrition emergency, Traditional Chinese Medicine and other fields.

Earlier than Baikemy, ByteDance closed the acquisition of Wikipedia-like online encyclopedia portal Baike.com. Following the agreement, the site was renamed as Toutiao Baike at the end of last month.

It is yet to be seen how ByteDance will integrate Baikemy into its huge ecosystem of apps covering entertainment, news, education, and search engines.

Disclaimer: This is an article created by Michael Liang for Chinasdg.org. You can find the original article here: https://chinasdg.org/2020/05/24/bytedance-acquires-online-medical-encyclopedia-baikemy-com/.

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