Headlines From China: Bilibili Removes Friends’ Related Videos Following Alleged Copyright Infringement

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Chinese video-streaming platform Bilibili on Monday removed all videos related to the American television sitcom "Friends." Read More

Headlines From China: iQiyi Expands Content to Compete for the Attention of China’s Gen Z

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iQiyi Expands Content to Compete for the Attention of China’s Gen Z At iQiyi’s World Conference held last week, the company announced more than 200 new offerings, including serial dramas, variety shows, anime series, documentaries, and theatrical films. While the company plans to cover the tastes of viewers of all ages, it is specifically grooming Read More

Headlines From China: 2021 iQIYI World Conference: ‘We are Together Witnessing the Brand New Future’

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2021 iQIYI World Conference: "We are Together Witnessing the Brand New Future" Read More

Headlines From China: 10 Truths About Livestreaming in China

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10 Truths About Livestreaming in China. Read More

Are China’s “Little Fresh Meat” Idols Losing Their Luster?

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Are China’s “Little Fresh Meat” Idols Losing Their Luster? Read More

China Targets ‘Chaotic’ Online Fan Groups to Tame Teen Culture

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Authorities say hate and abuse on social media may be negatively impacting young people. Read More

Chinese Idol Show Shut Down Over Spilled Milk

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A viral video stoked fears that fans of “Youth With You 3” were wasting food after buying bottles of flavored yogurt drink just to get extra votes for their favorite contestants. Read More

Short Seller Accuses IQiyi of Revenue Fraud

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A short seller firm has accused Chinese video-streaming platform Iqiyi of reporting inflated revenue figures and user numbers in 2019, following just days after US-listed Luckin Coffee’s explosive revenue fraud disclosure on Thursday. Read More

Video Streaming Results: Bilibili, Tencent Video, iQiyi

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Though video streaming continued to be an unprofitable business last year, all platforms have seen a recent surge in viewership as a result of the coronavirus lockdowns that started in late January, and are expected to be at least partially sustained throughout the year. Read More

Regulators Unveil Rules for TV Shows, Aiming to Lift Industry

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To improve the quality of TV shows rather than boost profits, regulators set a limit of 40 episodes, though the benefit to video platforms is unclear. Read More