Livestreamers : Geishas of the Internet
In Asia, some hyper-connected young people earn money by making lonely fans believe in a potential friendship or love.
The best of them can make 500 000 euros a month…and even have their own private island…
The Livestreamers 2018 – © Jerome Gence
MaChine Afrique : African Life in China
Every year, about 400,000 African nationals are passing through Guangzhou to do business there. About 16,000 live there. A tiny figure compared to its 12 million inhabitants yet sufficient in the eyes of some to give this third largest city in China the nickname « Chocolate City ».
Why did these Africans forget the West for China? How are they accepted? What is the price to pay?