Live streaming has surged in popularity in a post-coronavirus China. Image: Douyin, TaobaoLive streaming has surged in popularity in a post-coronavirus China. Image: Douyin, Taobao
Live streaming has surged in popularity in a post-coronavirus China. Image: Douyin, Taobao

China’s TikTok, Douyin, says it created 36 million jobs in the last year, with lots of live-streamers

  • The central government created a new job title in July for ‘online marketing professionals’, in an attempt to help the job market recover
  • Beijing says there are around 200 million ‘flexible workers’ in China, including a growing number of online content creators

Topic |   China economy
Live streaming has surged in popularity in a post-coronavirus China. Image: Douyin, TaobaoLive streaming has surged in popularity in a post-coronavirus China. Image: Douyin, Taobao
Live streaming has surged in popularity in a post-coronavirus China. Image: Douyin, Taobao
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