Over a million Chinese star in their own personal online show, livestreaming everything they do. It’s possible to make millions out of virtual gifts. But more often than not, the wannabe stars have to give up.
China has adopted new rules regulating the country's live-streaming platforms, seeking to tighten control over the fast-growing industry by forcing services to censor content before releasing it.
The World Chess Championship Final between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin sparked huge interest for the game, especially on the internet. DW's Holger Hank on why this might be the best outlet for the thinking sport.
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