DingTalk tops 500 million users as Alibaba eyes WeChat territory

DingTalk, one of China’s most widely used workplace apps, said on Wednesday that its number of users increased from 400 million to 500 million between January and August, giving its developer Alibaba Group Holding a stronger foothold in the country’s office communication and work-related social media market.The platform also reported that it was used by over 19 million institutional users, including enterprises, schools and other organisations, by the end of August.DingTalk is China’s answer to…