Streaming Platform Douyu to Get RMB 4 Billion from Tencent

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Tencent has been backing the platform since March 2016 when it led a $100 million B financing round along with Sequoia and Nanshan Capital. It also participated in Douyu’s RMB 1.5 billion worth C financing round in August the same year. Read More

Chinese Millennial Audiences Relish Relics and Re-Enactment

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“National Treasure” marks the first time that CCTV (China Central Television)’s variety channel has officially distributed a program on Bilibili, a streaming website known for youth-oriented, user-generated content. Read More

Chinese Streaming Site AcFun Shuts Down for Reasons Unknown

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AcFun, a Chinese live streaming and video sharing service dedicated to “Anime, Comics, and Fun,” has reportedly been offline for several days with users unable to log in. Read More

Headlines from China: Stephen Chow to Make ‘The Mermaid 2’ and TV Drama ‘The Mermaid’

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Recently, "Call For Actors" for 'The Mermaid 2" appeared on the internet, which indicates that Stephen Chow has started preparing for the shooting of 'The Mermaid 2.' Read More

3 Tips for Brands Marketing on Video-Streaming Platforms in China

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Given that video-streaming has proven it has staying power, here are some best practices for brands marketing on video platforms in China. Read More

Bilibili Stars Bypass China’s Fame Machine

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Bilibili, China's leading video-sharing platform, gives rise to fan-made celebrities and a growing offline ACG fandom community. Read More

After Live Streaming Success, Momo Looks to More Video Offerings

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China’s biggest location-based social network, Momo, has set out to find the next big thing in China’s social trends. Read More

Drone Voyeur Live-Streams Women From Outside Their Homes

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On July 2, a man identified as Jin live-streamed women in various states of undress to over 100 viewers using a drone and the live-streaming app Kuaishou. Read More

Tightening of Live Streaming Leaves Future of Many Chinese platforms Unclear

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Chinese officials have ordered three media outlets to shut down their live streaming for being out of line with national audiovisual regulations and “promoting negative comments” (in Chinese). Read More

Sina Weibo Hit with Video Streaming Ban from China Regulators

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Chinese regulators have shut down webcasting services including live streaming, on three popular platforms in China for violating government standards by broadcasting negative commentary on political and social news. Read More