Earlier this month Bilibili released its third annual list of the its top "bullet chats," the streaming, user-submitted commentary that is a defining feature of the popular youth-oriented video platform. Read More
It’s investment season for Chinese TV and video industry. Over the past week or so, the major satellite networks and streaming services have been busy presenting their strategic plans and 2020 content offerings to advertisers and media. 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 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
Recently, leading Chinese video platforms, including Youku, iQiyi, and Tencent Video, released their 2018 slates of TV series and variety shows. Here are some trends and content strategies identified based on the released information. Read More
iQiyi (爱奇艺), the Chinese entertainment company famous for its video streaming service filed for an initial public offering in the US. In the filing, iQiyi stated that “We have had a net loss since its inception and may continue to suffer losses in the future.” Read More
China’s popular video streaming service, iQiyi, has filed confidentially for US IPO according to IFR. Sources familiar with the plans said the company is looking to raise $1 billion by the end of Q1 or early Q2 of 2018. Read More
Thanks to the game’s extensive fan base and an A-list cast featuring actresses Angelababy and Lin Chi-ling, the new TV show “Kings Attack” has already gained 220 million views — though some unimpressed online commenters have called it “IQ-lowering” programming. Read More
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