Latest news and updates on Bilibili. Founded in 2009, Bilibili started as a site for anime, comics, and games fans to submit, view, and comment on videos. A pioneer of so-called “bullet comments”, the site has grown in recent years from a platform serving a niche audience to one that is courting mainstream users as it seeks to grow and diversify.
The new policy by major online platforms Weibo, WeChat, Douyin, Kuaishou and Bilibili underscores their commitment to support Beijing’s crackdown on anonymous Chinese social media accounts.
Bilibili removed Uma Musume Pretty Derby from Apple and Android app stores on Thursday, prompting speculation about horse imagery promoting gambling.
Chinese technology companies got back on track for growth in the second quarter, as they continue to pin high hopes on generative artificial intelligence (AI) amid uncertainties in the macro environment.
China’s own anime-style games, including miHoYo’s Genshin Impact, Honkai series and HyperGryph’s Arknights drew attention at Bilibili’s annual ACG event.
The executive shuffle is expected to bring greater synergies between Tencent’s video gaming and live-streaming businesses.
At its annual Spark conference, Tencent asserted its commitment to create technologically advanced games, which underscores how mainland China’s video gaming market is fast emerging from a downturn.
The country’s top internet regulator pledges to harness video content to target China’s youth with ‘political education’.
Job cuts at Pakistan-based e-commerce firm Daraz follow a workforce reduction of more than 15,000 at parent Alibaba in the first nine months of 2022.
Watch out, Disney, Yao-Chinese Folktales is taking China by storm. The animated anthology series has been viewed more than 72 million times this month on video-streaming platform Bilibili.
Video streaming platform Bilibili and Twitter-like microblogging service Weibo have cut hundreds of people from their workforce, according to sources.
JD.com is looking to exit from joint ventures JD.ID in Indonesia and JD Central in Thailand, as the company sharpens its focus on mainland China.
Move by CEO to take direct control of gaming business signals it is reverting to one of its original revenue drivers amid economic headwinds.
Sinopec plans to delist from London Stock Exchange on November 1, with market observers saying that other mainland Chinese companies could exit overseas markets amid rising political and economic risks.
The Shanghai-based live-streaming platform operator has become one of the most shorted US stocks among companies with a market value of US$2 billion or more.
The Shanghai-based company has stepped up recruitment of fresh graduates in Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia.
The Chinese Basketball Association is demanding US$60.12 million in legal compensation from Bilibili for the unauthorised streaming of games during the league’s 2019-2020 season.
Bilibili is targeting various pornographic content and other ‘malicious behaviour and remarks’, such as deliberately hyping up social issues.
China’s two largest gaming companies have not been granted licences for new video game titles in a year, while rivals Bilibili and ByteDance appear on the latest list of approvals.
Offenders, which also include Bilibili and Weibo, have been fined nearly US$75,000 for each case, some dating back as early as a decade ago.
China’s internet watchdog wants all social platforms to review all user comments before they are published, fanning concerns that freedom of speech will be further restricted.
Fans of the five-member girl group A-Soul were angered after the dismissal of the character Carol, leading to allegations of worker abuse for the real performer whose voice and movements animated her.
The US and China have been at odds for two decades over the mandate that grants access to all audit work papers for US-listed foreign companies.
Train to Busan director Yeon Sang-ho’s 2011 animated film of the same name was extremely dark. This adaptation for a Korean drama series captures its essence while being more accessible.
The Shanghai-based company has to rely on an army of content reviewers to check uploaded videos to see if they adhere with strict rules.
The licensing process has now been in limbo for about seven months, marking the longest freeze in new video game approvals since a nine-month regulatory hiatus in 2018.
The censorship of Friends comes amid Beijing’s tightened grip on online content, especially those from foreign markets.
Bilibili promised to expand its content review team after a 25-year-old worker died during last week’s Lunar New Year holiday.
The death of a 25-year-old Bilibili employee in Wuhan last week sparked speculation over whether it was due to overwork, but the company said he had worked ‘normal hours’ in the preceding week.
Bilibili said it will prohibit the live-streaming of games with bloody, violent and pornographic content.