The Chinese Social Media Stars Unknowingly Going Viral in the West

 /  Streaming  / 
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

Here’s What Chinese Netizens Were Streaming This Summer

 /  Guide  / 
In a land without Netflix, these are the shows and video platforms that put up the numbers over the summer months. Read More

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

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

Tencent Aims to Challenge Douyin with $1.5 Billion Investment in Kuaishou

 /  News  / 
Tencent is in talks with short video app Kuaishou, known as Kwai in English, about investing between $1 billion and $1.5 billion in the platform. Details of a potential deal have already emerged on Chinese financial blog IPO Zaozhidao. Read More

Targeting China’s Generation Z? The Cool Kids are on Bilibili

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
For brands wondering what they’re missing, here’s a clue: Bilibili is more than just a place where young Chinese consumers watch anime. Read More

‘Unmasked’ Livestreamer Says Filter Snafu All Part of Her Plan

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
A host whose cartoon filter disappeared mid-stream to reveal a middle-aged face has gained hundreds of thousands of new followers from what she describes as a savvy marketing stunt. Read More

Hit Web Series “The Longest Day in Chang’an” is Winning the Chinese Internet (and is Now Streaming on Amazon)

 /  News  / 
Amid a film industry crackdown, the historically detailed Tang Dynasty epic is this summer's breakout title. Read More

Will Tech Giants and “Internet Films” Save China’s Film Industry from Capital Winter?

 /  News  / 
Will tax scandals, increased censorship, and investment woes result in a shift away from traditional film and toward online content? Read More

Video Game Live-streaming Platform Douyu Files for US IPO

 /  News  / 
Video game live-streaming platform Douyu on Monday filed its initial public offering (IPO) in the US, with plans to raise up to $500 million. Read More

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