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ByteDance pushes into education, talks on investing in India

TikTok owner reportedly in discussions with Mumbai-based Lido Learning

Students use tablet PCs as they have a lesson in the classroom at a primary school in Langfang city, south China's Hebei province.   © Imaginechina/AP Images

ByteDance is reportedly in talks with Indian edtech startup Lido Learning for a potential investment opportunity, as the TikTok owner carves out an expansion plan for its fledging education business for the coming years.

The move comes as coronavirus-induced lockdowns have led to a surge in global demand for online tutoring services.

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