Gaining Fame and Wealth via Douyin
Statistics released in July by China's popular short video app, Douyin (also known as Tik Tok), indicate the number of its monthly active users, globally, has surpassed 500 million. Numerous people have become famous and/or have made money by making and uploading short videos via the app.
A 22-year-old girl, whose nickname is Daigula K, has more than 22 million followers on the app. The girl, who loves dancing, said she had never imagined she could become an Internet celebrity. She is referred to as the Top 1 Dancer of Douyin, and as the Girl with the Most Beautiful Smile, by Douyin's users. One of her dancing videos had received more than 100 million hits, and more than 200,000 comments, by the end of October.