Ministry of Culture investigates live streaming platforms and apps

Updated 2017-07-04 13:56:34 Chinaculture.org

To provide a better internet space, the Ministry of Culture recently investigated 50 internet performance companies, especially live streaming platforms.

About 30 live broadcasting platforms were investigated, including huya.com, yy.com, longzhu.com, huomao.com and miaopai.com.

Among the 10,562 live streaming platforms and apps checked, 20 were penalized, 23 registered and investigated and 11 shut down, such as 5kong.tv. These platforms were all found to show pornographic contents.

The ministry also investigated app stores of Baidu, Tencent, 360, Huawei and Xiaomi, and cleared out 291 live streaming apps. About 540 apps were banned from going online while about 970 platforms were required to provide qualifications.

Over 31,000 live streaming performers were punished and about 9,700 were sacked for their pornographic contents.

The ministry welcomes the public to report improper live broadcasting platforms and apps via the phone number 010-59881010 or the website 12318.gov.cn.

Also in the News

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time
Showbiz2016/06/16 13:58August 20 2017 14:11:34

Nicole Kidman Recalls Oscar Glory: Loneliest Time

Attending Shanghai International Film Festival, Nicole Kidman talks about her role in "Grace of Monaco".

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts
Also in the News2014/05/01 12:16August 20 2017 14:11:34

Labor Day Travel Peak Starts

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'
Also in the News2014/04/18 13:18August 20 2017 14:11:34

Johnny Depp Delivers a Speech 'Evolve the Future' in 'Transcendence'

Hollywood star Johnny Depp's speech in the upcoming new film "Transcendence" has been disclosed on Friday, April 11th.

Most Watched

News:
China World Business Sports Showbiz Audio
Video:
C4 My Chinese Life The Sound Stage China Revealed Showbiz Video Travel Video
Photos:
China World Fun Travel Entertainment Sports
Travel:
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou
Lifestyle:
Live Music Opera & Classical Movies Traditional Shows Exhibitions
Learn Chinese:
Chinese Studio Living Chinese Everyday Chinese Just For Fun Chinese Culture Buzzwords