They hope live streaming can boost existing services in e-commerce, social networking and gaming. The lure is some million Chinese netizens — more than the population of every country on the planet bar China and India - who were watching live streaming sites in December. Twelve platforms, including heavyweights Panda TV, 6. Live streaming has also bolstered the growth of ancillary businesses, including agencies looking to find the next live streaming star, consumer loans, and even cosmetic surgery. Er has approximately 10, fans and receives about 3, yuan a month in gifts. To achieve as many fans as Er takes about hours of live broadcasting over three months, it said.
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The ugly side of China’s live-streaming celebrity factories
The cash for the gifts is split by the platforms, agencies and the anchor. And that is only about 47 percent of all Chinese Internet users. Chinese women make billions singing and slurping soup online. US China Trade War. Aiia Maasarwe's father joins hundreds of mourners in silent vigil. Jing, the Huajiao anchor, said her goal was to become famous enough as a streaming anchor to open her own online e-commerce store. It might seem like a glamorous way to make a living, but being a presenter on a Chinese live streaming platform is anything but, according to a recent media report.