China's beekeeper creates online buzz with video-sharing apps

China's beekeeper creates online buzz with video-sharing apps

China's beekeeper creates online buzz with video-sharing apps

Video clips posted online by Chinese beekeeper Ma Gongzuo show him opening up a hive surrounded by bees, swimming bare-chested in a river, or chopping wood - and he now has over 700,000 views on Douyin, the Chinese version of popular video-sharing app TikTok. Creating videos has become a popular sales tactic for Chinese farmers, who offer consumers a window into rural life.

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