Live-streamer Shu Faye Wong and her all-pink gaming setup. Photo: Handout Live-streamer Shu Faye Wong and her all-pink gaming setup. Photo: Handout
Live-streamer Shu Faye Wong and her all-pink gaming setup. Photo: Handout

Southeast Asia’s Facebook stars, YouTubers and TikTok live-streamers cash in as Covid-19 sends demand for indoor entertainment rocketing

  • Locked-down audiences have been a boost for the increasing number of young people who make money by live-streaming themselves doing everything from playing video games to giving cooking lessons
  • Amid rising unemployment, it is a tempting source of income that is open to all thanks to platforms like TikTok and Facebook. But the more people stream, the harder it is to make a steady stream of money

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Live-streamer Shu Faye Wong and her all-pink gaming setup. Photo: Handout Live-streamer Shu Faye Wong and her all-pink gaming setup. Photo: Handout
Live-streamer Shu Faye Wong and her all-pink gaming setup. Photo: Handout
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