Web stars blossom in China – Li Qian

From China Daily:

Web stars blossom on the Internet over night. The legend of their paths to popularity presents itself every day. How did the Tianxian sister, or the Goddess sister, make millions after she was found in a remote mountain village only 10 months before and pushed to the front of the public eye?

Behind the stars are the star makers, who are called the “black hands” by some netizens. A report published Monday by Southcn.com described the mysterious profession of the “black hands”. [Full Text]

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