Douyin, also recognised as TikTok, is a video mobile application that is owned by Beijing ByteDance. The key difference is that Douyin is for mainland China while TikTok is for global use.
Founded in 2009, Bilibili used to be a video sharing platform for ACG (Animation, Comics and Games) subculture in China. However, with the audience aging up and the content diversifying, Bilibili has been steadily making its way into mainstream and is regarded as Chinese YouTube for content creators.
With lights switched off in theatres and exhibition centres, cultural events worldwide including Australia has come to a halt amidst the outbreak of COVID-19 to be curbed with tight protocols on mass gathering and social distancing.
For art sectors, especially those starring Chinese artists, the catastrophic impact can be witnessed even earlier at the beginning of 2020.