Gaming Addiction Part of ‘Public Health Problem’ Say Regulators

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Regulators are again taking action against gaming addiction and problematic online content, in a bid to protect the mental health of China’s young, in a plan released on December 27. Read More

Headlines from China: Arthouse Film ‘The Wild Goose Lake’ Partners with Livestreamer Li Jiaqi to Sell Tickets

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The online event is co-presented by Taobao Live-streaming and digital film publicity platform Dengta, both are owned by Alibaba Group. Within 6 seconds, 255,000 ticket vouchers were sold out. Read More

YY Spends Big to Grow Overseas User Base in Q1

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Livestreaming social media company YY recorded substantial increases in net revenues and active users but almost doubled operating expenses in the first quarter. Read More

Yizhibo Sold to Weibo as China’s Live Streaming Frenzy Cools Down

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The rumor of Weibo’s acquisition of its live streaming partner Yizhibo recorded further verification that Yizhibo’s business has been integrated into the Chinese Twitter-like platform. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Show Dogs’ Scores China Release During July Blackout

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After Dwayne Johnson's "Skycraper" landed China release during July blackout, another American film "Show Dogs" announced today that it had also been scheduled to release in China on the same day. Read More

Live Streaming Platform Inke Plans to Raise HK$1.2 Billion in IPO

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China’s mobile live streaming platform Inke plans to go public in Hong Kong with an offer price per share between HK$3.85 to HK$5. Read More

Chinese Livestreamer Inke Passes Listing Hearing

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Livestreaming platform Inke Ltd., which filed for a Hong Kong initial public offering in March, has passed its listing hearing and will start selling shares to international investors on Wednesday. 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

Sexy Dancing, Smoking and Secret Events: How Do You Monitor Live Streaming?

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Updates to the monitoring system of Chinese tech firm Tuputech now allow for real-time scrutiny of video such as live streaming. Partners in the industry speaking at the launch event for Tuputech 2.0 talked about how it could help them be even stricter than current government regulations call for. Read More

Headlines from China: Will Alibaba Reacquire Stake in Momo?

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More than one year ago, Alibaba sold down stakes in Momo four times and lost its position as the second largest shareholder. Momo's live streaming business then unexpectedly took off last year and brought the company significant amount of revenue. Read More