Douyin Claims to Have 400 million Monthly Active Users in China

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Looks like China’s obsession with short videos is not going away anytime soon. Douyin’s international version, Tik Tok, was the world’s most downloaded non-game app in iOS App Store in Q1 2018. Read More

Kuaishou Returns to WeChat After Six-month Ban

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After being outlawed by WeChat for six months, Kuaishou videos can once again be shared on the Moment’s feed, according to local media reports Read More

Sohu TV Suing Baidu and Jinri Toutiao Over Pirated Content

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In China, third-party search engines are a way to access files stored in cloud storage services. Many of these cloud storage resources ended up becoming a source of pirated TV shows and movies and illegal content. Read More

Steam Restricts Users in China from Accessing “Adult-Only Content”

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The developer of Steam recently added a new filter that allows users to show games with adult explicit content. However, Chinese users have found that the new filter is not available to them. Read More

Decentralization Is The Next Big Thing in Game Development

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Gaming is one of the biggest and most profitable entertainment industries right now. Read More

Tencent to Enforce Real-name Verification on Honour of Kings

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Tencent said it will adopt the most stringent real-name verification, which will be integrated with the public security database. Read More

Shenzhen Stock Exchange Questions LeTV for Using Blockchain as a Buzzword

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Leshi Internet Information and Technology, previously known as LeTV,  has been questioned by Shenzhen Stock Exchange regarding its smart TV subsidiary Lerong Zhixin’s new blockchain business. Read More

Douyin Temporarily Removed Live-stream and Comment Feature

 /  News  / 
Bytedance’s short video app Douyin (抖音) has temporarily removed its live-stream and comment feature. It also pushed out its new “anti-addiction system”, which added a reminder that pops up after 90 minutes of continuous usage and a feature that automatically locks the app after daily usage exceeds two hours. Read More

China’s Short Video Platforms Face Backlash over “Vulgar Content”

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Chinese internet community’s obsession with short videos has been giving regulators headaches, and popular streaming sites are under pressure to audit content that is being uploaded to their site. Read More

Short Video App Caught Red-handed Stealing Content

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Qihoo 360’s new video streaming platform Kuaishipin (快视频 translated roughly to ‘fast video’) issued an official apology on Weibo to Bilibili creators today over the recent content theft allegations. Read More

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