Last week's hottest news and trends from Chinese social media and digital space.
Tencent and Huawei enter the cloud gaming biz
Huawei and Tencent are teaming up to build a cloud gaming platform focusing on AI and AR. This means they will compete directly against major tech companies such as Microsoft, Sony, and Google which already are working on their cloud gaming platforms.
L’Oreal promotes its makeup with hotpot
What do hotpot and makeup have in common? Well, you can look steamy hot when using it. L’Oreal partnered up with the popular Chinese hotpot chain, Dian Tai Xiang, to do the ultimate beauty stress test against steamy heat. See the full story here.
Classes online drive cheating on exams
When China’s students are taking classes online, cheating on exams has become much easier. For as little as 3 RMB a course, students can pay people to take online classes and exams for them. Whole new business is growing for cheating.
Smartisan founder becomes live-streamer
China’s infamous and debt-ridden Smartisan Technology founder, Luo Yonghao, announced he will start e-commerce live-streaming on the Chinese version of TikTok. Although he will not be selling lipsticks, he aims to become a top salesman within consumer electronics.
Tencent tracks student health
Tencent is launching a new health-check system for students, called Fuxuema. On the platform, students will report their temperature and other health information daily. The platform will generate a QR code and a short statement on the student’s health and residency status.