China Streaming or China Dreaming? The Outlook for Foreign VOD

 /  Opinion  / 
Things have changed a bit since we last touched on streaming trends, so let’s look at the outlook for 2020. Read More

Anime Video Platform Bilibili Is Beta Testing Paid Courses

 /  News  / 
The video streaming company is expanding its content ecosystem to shore up growth. Read More

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