China bans minors from giving money, watching livestream after 10pm
The announcement comes after the Chinese government hinted that it would remove the “golden ring” on the domestic Internet industry. The new decision will affect companies like ByteDance and Kuaishou.
According to a joint announcement by a number of state agencies such as the National Radio and Television Administration and the Cybersecurity Administration of China, live streaming applications are prohibited from providing underage users with money transfer or shopping functions. virtual gifts. Before the new rule and despite other rules to prevent young people from spending money online, many people were still able to send streamers virtual gifts or cash. Some platforms will receive a commission from these donations.
In addition, the government requires platforms to stop providing live broadcasts to minors after 10pm. Notice writes: “The platform should be acutely aware of the special importance and urgency of managing the livestream environment, protecting minor users.”
Chinese authorities have introduced strict measures to limit the playing time of minors, as well as imposed regulations to prevent game addiction and Internet addiction. Late last month, China’s leader vowed to support the healthy development of Internet companies as the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown threatened the country’s economy.
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