The closure of a growing number of public venues as a result of the coronavirus outbreak have left television and the internet as the main entertainment outlets for many Chinese who have been on extended vacation Read More
In the second part of this series, we look at a group of seven key players — from the well-established iQiyi to up-and-coming challenger Xigua Video (a Bytedance company) — and share insights on their business models and prospects in the fast-changing market. Read More
Chinese video streaming platform iQiyi has launched a new channel in its mobile app dedicated to portrait mode viewing, as it moves to take on short-video platforms that helped popularize the format. Read More
Youku, a leading video streaming service owned by Alibaba, is suing online content aggregator Toutiao (in Chinese) and video platform Yuncheng Sunshine Media (our translation; 运城阳光传媒 in Chinese) for distributing the movie Wolf Warriors 2. Read More
App Annie told Caixin that the explosion in downloads of the Jinri Toutiao and Xigua Video in January stemmed from a “stay-at-home” advisory issued by the government due to the coronavirus outbreak and the premiere of 'Lost in Russia' on the two platforms. Read More
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