Live-streaming has gained its momentum in China since as early as 2015. It is estimated that there are nearly 200 online live-streaming websites in China, with the total user population of more than 200 million. Popular platforms could have hundreds... Continue Reading →
Last week, China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television released new regulations over the country's booming live-streaming industry. The new regulations require operators to have the License for Publication of Audio-Visual Programs through Information Network (《信息网络传播视听节目许可证》) in order... Continue Reading →
International companies, including instant messaging giants, are getting more and more interested in learning from WeChat’s success in monetizing its messaging service. While WeChat’s number of oversea MAUs is unclear and it is growing more slowly than Facebook Messenger, it demonstrates stronger abilities to turn messaging and user engagement into cash.