China’s digital entertainment market is expected to reach 113.31 billion yuan in the first quarter of 2020, up 10.4% QoQ. China’s digital entertainment market exceeded 100 billion yuan in the last quarter of 2019, reaching 102.63 billion yuan, an increase of 16.9% QoQ. As the end of the year is the peak season for advertising, […]
China Live Streaming
Live streaming in China is now more than for games and entertainment, deployed as a digital transforming tool by traditional businesses and a powerful channel for e-commerce.
In addition to dedicated live streaming platforms, many platforms have extended their features to include live streaming, such as Taobao, TikTok, Xiaohongshu, etc.
Taobao recently announced plans to host live streaming sessions from 300,000 merchants per day in 2020. Wholesalers and manufacturers in factory cluster areas, such as Yiwu in Zhejiang Province, will be the target. Top Taobao Live anchors: Li Jiaqi and Viya Launched in 2016, the live streaming channel Taobao Live expects to help incubate 200,000 […]
Alibaba Revenue was 114,314 million yuan (US$16,144 million) in Q1 2020, an increase of 22% year-over-year. The total revenues for its fiscal year reached 509,711 million yuan (US$71,985 million), an increase of 35% year-over-year.
China’s game live streaming platform Huya announced 47.8% growth in net revenues to RMB2,411.9 million (US$340.6 million) in Q1 2020 from RMB1,631.5 million in Q1 2019.
Boundaries for content creators in China are disappearing. Their means of creation and background are diversifying. Thanks to the lowered barrier for distribution, now everyone can be a content creator, making the content area more diverse and colorful. On Douyin, fashion, relationship, food, and talent show categories are witnessing saturation; still opportunities in the field […]
Taobao sales referred from Taobao Live, Alibaba’s live streaming platform, grew by 150% for 3 consecutive years from 2017 to 2019. Hangzhou, the headquarter of Alibaba Group and Taobao, accounts for over 10% of the total number of live-streaming anchors on Taobao Live. Guangzhou, Lianyungang, Suqian, Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou, Jinhua, and Wenzhou are […]
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 […]
The game-centric live streaming platform in China Douyu reported an 8% growth YoY in monthly active users of 165.8 million in Q4 2019, from 153.5 million in Q4 2018. The average mobile MAUs in Q4 2019 increased by 29.3% to 54.4 million from 42.1 million in Q4 2018.
JOYY, previously known as YY, saw its global average mobile MAUs grown to 485.2 million, 78.8% of which were from markets outside of China.
The epidemic stopped the offline stores from opening for business. To keep the service to consumers uninterrupted, many offline shopping guides transformed themselves to webcasters and brought excess growth of traffic and turnover to brands. Here are nine brands that took the lead in showing their achievements according to WeChat.
Perfect Diary was the first brand connected to the beta version of Mini Program live streaming, according to the brand, “Mini Program live broadcast is now in full speed, becoming an indispensable part of our business”. Check out the popular strategies, main features, new features, and the official requirements for launching live streaming on WeChat […]
Xiaohongshu, also known as RED or Little Red Book, has been preparing its Business Account live streaming function for almost a month. It is officially announced that Xiaohongshu will provide quality brand partners and the campaign-based partnership project with access to its Business Account live streaming platform. Xiaohongshu explains that brand representatives, professional sales guides, […]
The quick spreading of coronavirus has totally changed China’s usually busy and cheerful Lunar New Year period: people were required to stay at home, inter-city transportation has been largely reduced, international flights have been cut down to minimal, almost everyone has canceled their travel (unless they were already overseas), visiting friends, and out-of-home activities. Schools […]
While most industries are hit by the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), some sectors in China besides the e-commerce (especially fresh food e-commerce) sector see a boost. Find out how businesses in entertainment, healthcare, and real estate are responding as well as the live streaming’s being vastly adopted as a sales and marketing tool in China. […]
China’s second-largest short-video platform Kuaishou (or Kwai) announced 300 million daily active users (“DAU”) milestone last week. The total number of short videos published on Kwai’s platform exceeded 20 billion.