INSIGHTS | Time’s up for entertainment windfall

By Wei Sheng

Mar 2, 20204 min read Douyin has introduced ‘online clubbing’ sessions that attract millions of party-goers. Many clubs say they will donate all their earnings to help Wuhan fight the epidemic. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)From short video to …

INSIGHTS | Time’s up for entertainment windfall

By Wei Sheng

Mar 2, 20204 min read Douyin has introduced ‘online clubbing’ sessions that attract millions of party-goers. Many clubs say they will donate all their earnings to help Wuhan fight the epidemic. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)From short video to …

E-commerce livestreams see outbreak-driven boost

By Emma Lee

Feb 20, 20202 min read A real estate agent in Guangxi Province livestreaming on Taobao Live. (Image credit: Taobao)E-commerce behemoth Alibaba’s livestreaming unit, Taobao Live, has seen rapid growth in February as offline businesses increasingly se…