Short Video App Kuaishou Doubles Down on Domestic E-commerce

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Content-driven e-commerce is a growing trend in China. Rival short video platform Douyin rolled out a shopping cart feature earlier this month. Similarly, large e-commerce platforms are seeking partnerships with content creators to drive their sales. Read More

Chinese Short Video App Kuaishou Launches AR Avatar Feature

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Animated cartoon avatars are now making their way into China’s popular bite-sized videos, with Tencent-backed short video app Kuaishou releasing an AR avatar feature dubbed “Kmoji.” 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

Headlines from China: DreamWorks Introduces Slew of Upcoming Films to Chinese Audience

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Recently, DreamWorks Animation hosted a promotional event in Beijing, introducing the company’s upcoming films to the China market. This is the first event of this kind hosted in China by DreamWorks since it became a subsidiary of Universal Studios. Read More

China Internet Report 2018: Chinese Internet Giants Are Expanding And So Is Government Regulation

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China’s internet industry is one of the most active across the globe and as a new report by Abacus, 500 startups, and South China Morning Post shows just why. Read More

Chinese Video Streaming Platform AcFun Reveals Security Breach

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Chinese video streaming platform AcFun recently revealed that hackers had stolen data of tens of thousands of user. The company apologized for the breach and admitted that the leak was due to insufficient precautions to secure the platform. Read More

Headlines from China: Less “IP Films” or “Little Fresh Meats ” in This Year’s Summer Slate 

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It seems that "popular IP + little fresh meats" is not the trendy format anymore. Instead, genre films are occupying this year's lucrative summer movie-going season in China. Read More

Video Site YY Streams Into Southeast Asia With Bigo Deal

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YY Inc., one of China’s biggest livestreaming platforms, announced a further $272 million investment in its Singaporean cousin, Bigo Inc., which enjoys an established presence in Southeast Asia and a foothold in South Asia and the Middle East. Read More

Douyin Rival Acquires Anime And Video Sharing Platform Acfun

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Douyin rival, short video sharing and live streaming platform Kuaishou (快手), has 100% acquired Acfun (A站), a platform for ACG (anime, comics, and gaming) fans. Read More

Douyin is the Most Downloaded App in the Apple App Store

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Douyin has become the world most downloaded non-game app in the iOS App Store, according to market research company SensorTower. The short video app has been downloaded 45.8 million times from the App Store during the first three months of 2018 exceeding Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Read More