Chinese Vloggers Praise DJI’s New Osmo Pocket Handheld Camera

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Chinese tech vloggers, so far at least, have had lots of nice things to say about the latest product of Shenzhen-based drone maker DJI, the Osmo Pocket. Read More

Raw, Uncut and Uncensored: Why Consumers Love Watching Livestreams

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What businesses should know about the booming livestreaming industry in the US and China. Read More

Robot-fighting Show Aims to Champion Maker Culture in China

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What do fighting robots and hip hop have in common? According to the CEO of media company The Makers (创客星球), Archie Ru, they’re both niche interests with the potential to gain big audiences among China’s youth. Read More

China Video Streaming — 10 Top Trends

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The pace of change is so rapid that it’s always hard to keep up with developments in China. Here’s what’s going on in video streaming in China right now. Read More

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

Pony Ma Says Tencent Is ‘Seriously Considering’ VR Enabled WeChat

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Tencent CEO Pony Ma said his company would “seriously consider” the possibility of a virtual reality (VR) backed WeChat, especially given the speedy communication 5G stands to bring to the internet. Read More

Douyin Becomes 2nd Bytedance Product to Introduce Mini Programs

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Eagle-eyed users of Douyin (known as TikTok abroad) have spotted a new addition to the app following the latest iOS update. Starting October 24, the app has an option, under settings, to access “mini programs.” 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

After Bullet Messenger, Video Streaming App Douyu Also Pulled from China iOS App Store

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Chinese e-sports video streaming app Douyu has been taken down from the Chinese iOS app store. The news comes just one day after “WeChat rival” Bullet Messenger was removed from the iOS App Store on October 9. Read More