Kuaishou Earned Revenue of $7.2 Billion in 2019: report

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Chinese video-sharing app Kuaishou generated RMB 50 billion (around $7.2 billion) in revenue in 2019, with live-streaming revenue accounting for the largest share. Read More

WeChat Tests Short-video Feature in Challenge to TikTok

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The Channels feature allows certain WeChat users to post videos or photos to randomly selected audiences instead of limiting content to contacts. Read More

TikTok Hires Former US Congressmen to Review Content Policies Amid Scrutiny

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TikTok will hire two former US congressmen as part of an external team to review its content moderation policies, including child safety, hate speech, misinformation, and bullying. Read More

The Chinese Social Media Stars Unknowingly Going Viral in the West

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A growing number of Chinese viral short videos are reuploaded on Western social media accounts, bringing them global attention. And in most cases, the original creators are not even aware of it. Read More

Podcast startup Himalaya’s $100 million VC funding called into doubt: report

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General Atlantic said it never invested in the US podcasting startup. Read More

Beijing to Open Streaming Market to Foreign Firms that Obey Content Rules

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The new plan would also require foreign streamers to comply with the country’s online content censorship system. Read More

Vlogs May Be Hot in China But Investors Remain Cool

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Online video platforms and tech giants alike are looking for “the next big thing,” and some see great potential for vlogging in China. However, the capital markets in China are still on the fence, with little or no investment happening to date. Read More

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