How Will China’s New Online Video Censorship Affect Luxury Brands?

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As the Chinese government has released new regulations on censoring online video content, brands may need to alter their campaigns in China. Read More

How Foreign Viral Video Stars in China Are Defying Stereotypes

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Young foreigners are finding popularity online by putting their experiences in China front and center. Read More

China Tightens Scrutiny Over Online Videos, Bans Illegal Downloads and Remakes

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China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television (SAPPRFT) today issued a notice (in Chinese) to local regulators, urging them to further reinforce scrutiny over inappropriate online entertainment content—in particular, those made from illegally-downloaded footage. Read More

Is Douyin the Right Social Video Platform for Luxury Brands?

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Over the past couple of months there’s been a lot of hype about Chinese short video social site Douyin. The app, launched in September 2016, growing to over 100 million users within a year, becoming the number two ranked app overall in the Apple Chinese App store, and reaching first in the video/photo category. Read More

Beijing Gets Serious about Cleaning up Inappropriate Videos Targeting Children

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Beijing’s culture regulator issued an urgent notice on Monday that requires video streaming sites to self-censor all kid-targeted videos such as animations and cosplay dramas in a bid to wipe out inappropriate contents. 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

TCB In RMB: Pirates, Racers, Zombies, Oz

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TCB In RMB is a weekly summary of important developments in the Chinese entertainment business. Read More

China Online Films Surpassed Theater Releases by 500 Percent in 2016

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The market for Chinese “online films," feature-length motion pictures for online release, saw explosive growth in 2016 in terms of both output and revenue. Read More

China’s Online Video Market in the Middle of Transition to Paid Subscribers, Self-Produced Content

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China's online video sites are moving from an ad-based model to greater revenue from subscribers. Read More

Netflix Loses Its Chill, Scraps Plans to Launch Streaming Service in China

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Netflix’s goal to become the world’s most ubiquitous streaming service in the world hit a snag on Monday with the company officially putting its plans for China on ice. Read More