Taobao 618 Livestream 618, usually from mid-May to 18 June, is China’s largest mid-year shopping festival. This year’s Tmall 618, there were hundreds of domestic and foreign brands whose sales exceeded last year’s Double 11, with the highest growth rate exceeding 40 times. Taobao/Tmall 618 Performance… Log in or subscribe here to read the full […]
The live streaming was cooling down in China as the market penetration of mobile apps sliding to 18.7%. Momo, Douyu, and Huya held the lead and together accounted for over 85% of the total average DAUs in December 2018. Market penetration of live streaming is still very low as compared with other entertainment apps. It […]
Influenced by the booming short video and live streaming, the spotlight seems to turn back to traditional offline entertainment services, such as movie theatre, concert, and music festivals.
Taobao will leverage its live streaming technology to help incubate 1,000 key opinion leaders in China’s countryside in an effort to boost rural development according to Alibaba. By helping farmers go online, Taobao aims to enable farmers to find new markets and customers from their homegrown products.
Live video broadcasting has proven to be a fun, engaging way to connect with followers and grow the audience. 78% of online viewers are watching video on Facebook Live as of 2018. In China, live streaming has stepped up the game and become a useful tool to drive e-commerce traffic and sales.
Huya, a leading game live streaming platform in China, delivered non-GAAP net income for five consecutive quarters, reaching a record high of US$67.0 million for the fiscal year of 2018. The average mobile MAUs and MAUs reached 50.7 million and 116.6 million, respectively. Total paying users increased by 73.1% year-on-year to 4.8 million.
In January 2019, Tik Tok took the first spot of the top 20 most downloaded video/live streaming apps list with nearly 75 million downloads from App Store and Google Play overseas. Roughly 46% of its downloads came from India. The downloads of the top 20 apps grew by 167% to reach 164 million, with 55% coming […]
Chinese mobile internet users spent 73.86 billion hours consuming entertainment contents on mobile devices, 35.99% on videos. The user stickiness of mobile live streaming is much higher than the previous period with the loyal audience being a major force. 63.2% of users watched live streaming to relax, 41.1% of users tend to learn knowledge and tactics, and 39.1% of […]
Market penetration of online video reached 80.4%, a 5.8% increase year-on-year. While the average daily active users decreased to 210 million. Both Tencent Video (116 million) and Tik Tok (118.7 million) saw the average daily active users of over 100 million in September 2018. Tencent Video, iQiyi, and Youku took the top three places with […]
The record-breaking 213.4 billion yuan gave this year’s Tmall Double 11 a good ending. Some turned their attention to the performance of top retailers and wanted to check out what they did to achieve such success. Double 11, named after Singles’ Day (or Bachelor’s Day) in China on 11 November, is the biggest shopping festival of […]
Image Credit: Global E-Businessmen Viya, the so-called Taobao blogger who “earn a house in one night”, broke her own record in this year’s Tmall Double 11 with over 300 million yuan in sales. Her followers will buy whatever she recommends without even reading the product, according to a report from Global E-Businessmen. Viya clocked off […]
The 1.6 million Taobao content creators want to tell you a different story about the 15-year-old Taobao from their perspective. To begin with, they have generated over 3 billion yuan income for the past 12 months. Meanwhile, the live streaming users doubled in the past year with total transactions growth at 350%. Moreover, there are […]