Headlines from China: Alibaba Quietly Launches Short-video App “Lu Ke” on Apple Store

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Douyin's huge popularity among Chinese young people and its ability to influence consumer behaviors led many internet and e-commerce firms to create their own short-video apps. Read More

Headlines from China: Farewell, Musical.ly

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If you are a user of the video social network app Musical.ly, the next time when you update the app on your phone, you will see that the updated app becomes Tik Tok, the international version of hit Chinese short-video app Douyin. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Top 50 Local Films in First Half of 2018

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WeChat media account yiqipaidianying took a look at the profitability of box office top 50 and found that only 12 of them made a profit, 6 broke even while the remaining 32 lost money. Read More

Douyin Reaches 500 Million Monthly Active Users Worldwide

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No matter if you like it or not, more and more global netizens are keen to watch 15-second videos of people dancing, singing, or just doing other goofy stuff on China’s popular short video platform Douyin, aka Tik Tok. Read More

Douyin to Outsource KOL Management to Multi-Channel Networks

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Douyin will establish an official program for multi-channel networks (MCNs) to manage key opinion leaders (KOLs) on its platform, according to a report. Read More

Douyin Suspends Ads After Martyr Misstep

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Five internet companies have been reprimanded and ordered to train their staff in revolutionary history and core socialist values. Read More

Headlines from China: Another Co-produced Cash Grab Failed at the Box Office in China

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"Escape Plan 2: Hades," which is co-financed by China's Leomus Pictures and stars Sylvester Stallone and Chinese actor Huang Xiaoming, opened in Chinese theaters on June 29. Upon scrutiny, this blockbuster-like action movie seems more like a cash grab. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney is Our Role Model Says Wanda Film President

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At a recent event, Wanda Film President Zeng Maojun introduced the company's business activities across the world. Zeng stressed the importance of integrating film IPs into the companies' other products and services, saying that Disney is Wanda's role model in terms of IP development and monetization. Read More

Why China’s Viral Video App Douyin is No Good for Luxury

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The app’s popularity has led many luxury brands to consider if they need to jump on the Douyin bandwagon. Despite its appeal, many argue the mainstream app is unable to meet the needs of a luxury brand. Here Jing Daily gives three reasons why. Read More

Headlines from China: Can China Film Group Return to Its Glorious Days? 

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As the only state-owned studio in the A-share market, China Film Group Corporation has certain political and financial advantages that other film companies don't have. However, the special background also makes CFGC less profit-oriented and relatively inflexible. Read More