The number of Blue V accounts, corporate verified accounts with at least 1 post in the past 30 days, reached 158,000 on TikTok, 11.19 times compared to the same period last year, according to data collected by CaasData. TikTok Verified Corporate Accounts Culture & Art related accounts are still the majority among Blue V accounts, […]
Social media company JOYY global mobile MAU over 485 million in 2019
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.
TikTok competitor Kuaishou announced DAU of over 300 million
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.
Pinduoduo testing short videos with product searches
During the Chinese New Year holiday, Pinduoduo quietly launched a short video function called “Duoduo Video” in its app.
TikTok DAU exceeded 400 million in Jan 2020
TikTok, known as Douyin in China, announced a new record for its daily active users (DAUs). Its DAU has exceeded 400 million in January 2020, an increase of 60% YoY. Its contents go beyond entertainment; 14.89 million education videos were created in 2019. The top creators are located in Shanghai, Beijing, and the three northeastern […]
Short video penetration over 70% in Q3 2019; 38% made a purchase
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 […]
Kuaishou live broadcast DAU exceeded 100 million in 2019
Kuaishou, also known as Kwai, announced last week its daily active live broadcasting users exceeded 100 million. 56% of Kuaishou anchors are post-90s.
Short video market overview Q2 2019; revenues to reach US$30 billion by 2021
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.
Reminder: Vlog trending in China
Vlog has become the new theme of user growth competition on several video platforms in China. One of the new players who recently joined the arena is iQiyi. iQiyi, whose main content is professional copyright videos such as movies, TV dramas and variety shows, has recently launched a Vlog application called “iQiyi Suike”, which is […]
How a popular vlog celebrity in China expanded from online to offline retail
Millennial foodies in China are all familiar with “Cat’s Kitchen” (日食记). It is a popular food vlog that now has over 35 million subscribers with an average of 20 million views per episode. It first became popular following its hit video “Christmas Gingerbread Man” 5 years ago. Thanks to a rich storyline that focuses on […]
China enterprise live streaming service market to exceed US$321 million by 2021
Enterprise live streaming services reached 760 million yuan (US$110.49 mn), experiencing fast growth in the past 4 years when it first exceeded 100 million yuan in 2015. It’s expected to reach 1.14 billion yuan (US$165.73 mn) in 2019 and grow further to 2.21 billion yuan (US$321.29 mn) in the year 2021.
How Everbright Bank promoted credit card on Tik Tok
The young Chinese consumers tend to focus on the quality of life and sense of ritual. They emphasize emotional consumption such as spirituality, entertainment, and lifestyle. They desire to try new and cool things resulting in the rising of popular online shop and travel places. China Everbright Bank Credit Card Center has a keen insight […]
Over 1 million TikTok users activated their shopping cart function
TikTok signed a 7-billion yuan agreement with Taobao including 6 billion yuan ads and 1 billion yuan commission according to leaked news online. TikTok denied the accuracy of those numbers but the news got the attention of many in the e-commerce market.
Top short video apps compared: Tik Tok vs. Kwai – Part 1 Platforms
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 […]
Top online video apps in Dec 2018
Online penetration in video entertainment grew by 4.2% to 71.3% in December. On average, 205.6 million users watched videos online daily. Tencent Video, iQiyi, and Youku were the top three players in this market.