Bilibili’s average monthly active users (MAUs) reached 332.6 million in Q3 2022, a 25% increase from the same period in 2021.
China Online Video Market
Top online video platforms in China with top market shares by MAU are Tencent Videos, iQiyi, and Youku, who merged with another largest online video website Tudou, with mobile apps for various platforms in China.
Check out the segment of live streaming and short videos markets. Short video is a fast-growing video segment in China, with ByteDance's TikTok leading the market.
Bilibili is another video platform you should be aware which consists of a large proportion of young users with high engagement.
Download CIW Dossier on China Online Video.
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Social video platform Joyy reported 21% revenue growth in Q2 2020
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