Internet traffic driven by short videos has become the new battlefield for many players in China. Content marketing enabled by short videos and live streaming has become an integral part of brand marketing, communication, sales, and operation strategies. Take a look at China’s short-video market status and be aware of differences between the top 2 […]
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Bytedance’s TikTok is the most popular mobile app in the first half of 2020 in the global markets outside China with close to 600 million downloads with an increase of 88.7% YoY. Half of the Top 20 are owned by three Chinese companies: Bytedance, Joyy, and Kuaishou (Kwai). Xiaomi’s app made it to Top 10. […]
During the Chinese New Year holiday, Pinduoduo quietly launched a short video function called “Duoduo Video” in its app.
Short video penetration exceeded 70% in Q3 2019 with 810 million active users in Sep. The growth is still strong with about 25% YoY increase in MAU. ByteDance dominates China’s short video segment with three mobile apps – TikTok (Douyin), Xigua, and Huoshan with a total penetration of 72.1% in Sep 2019. Kuaishou and Baidu […]
On October 17th, Kuaishou (Kwai) Big Data Research Institute released the “2019 Kuaishou Education Ecosystem Report”, which systematically reviewed Kuaishou’s education ecosystem for the first time. The report shows that Kwai’s platform has generated as many as 200 million educational short videos so far. The average number of daily views has exceeded 2.2 billion, and […]
The revenues of China’s short video market grew by over 7 times to 46.7 billion yuan (US$6.6 bn) in 2018. It’s expected to continue the fast growth and exceed 100 billion yuan (US$14.16 bn) in 2019 and 211 billion yuan (US$29.87 bn) by 2021.
The top growing mobile app saw the largest increase in monthly active users in Jun 2019. Time spent on short video apps continued fast growth. The most frequently used apps by the average number of daily opens are social networking apps and short video apps. The top growing mobile app categories in terms of monthly […]
As two representative platforms of the short video market in China, Kwai (Kuaishou) and Tik Tok have always been the focus of attention and discussion in the industry. In people’s established view, Kwai and Tik Tok are different as Kwai is more bound with the mass while Tik Tok maintains more taste; while Kwai focuses […]
The short video has penetrated into 62.2% of Chinese internet users with an average DAUs of 313.2 million as of December 2018. Tik Tok retained its top position, followed by Kuaishou. Market penetration of short video kept growing momentum in the past year and reached 62.2%, an increase of 76.7% year-on-year. The average DAUs was […]
China’s short video market saw explosive growth in the past year. The success of Tik Tok (or Douyin in Chinese) soon attracted Tencent, Baidu, and Alibaba to join in the competition. In a short span of time, several hundred short video apps appeared in the market. In the short video market, competition is growing fierce […]
The monthly active users of short video apps in China exceeded 500 million in June 2018, an increase of 45.6% year-on-year. Tik Tok saw its monthly active users exceeded 200 million, closely behind that of Kwai (231.09 million). Weishi showed a great potential with monthly active users growing by 266 times from 161 thousand to […]
The age distribution of e-commerce users and short video users in China is quite similar. Users age 25 to 35 take the largest share. Such similarity makes it possible for short video marketing to promote e-commerce sales. Short video users have something in common: young, pursuit high-quality lifestyle, want to play and look pretty, love […]
Total monthly active users of China’s short video platforms grew to 244 million in Q3 2017 according to data from Analysis. The daily active users is close to 86 million.
Kuaishou started to lead the short video market by reaching over 200 million MAU in November 2017. Tik Top, part of Toutiao, saw astonishing growth in MAU from September 2017. In February 2018, Kuaishou continued to dominate this market with DAU of exceeding 100 million, followed by Tik Tok.
In Part 1, we saw the platform comparison; this article will show a comparison of social relationship, user behavior, KOL content categories and their marketing value, and top 10 sectors of advertisers. 1. Comparison of social relationship intensity KOLs on Tik Tok connect to users through contents rather than as individuals. Tik Tok’s main feature […]