World Ch. Schedule : THU 10:30 KST
* Date : 2019-10-31
In what is called “collaborative consumption,” the sharing economy, owners rent things they are not using, such as a car, house, bicycle, parking space to garments to a stranger using peer-to-peer services. From ownership to access, the sharing economy is changing the way people spend money and it is projected to grow to US$335 billion in 2025 from $15 billion in 2013. Zoom in on how the sharing economy is changing our present and future.
Watcha Play is an online movie streaming service, which has over 4.5 million users and operates a movie recommendation service under its motto the “best possible customization capability” to users. Watcha is also pushing for its blockchain project called “Contents Protocol” - it records recommendations, ratings, reviews by users into blockchain and compensates them according to their levels of contribution and provides content providers with accurate data on platform data. Learn more about how Watcha Play aims to create new value of content-sharing with James Lee, Head of Business Contents Protocol at Watcha.
“Sohwakhaeng” is a shortened word for “small but certain happiness” in Korean that has been trending in the country in recent years. In pursuit of small happiness, Koreans take up new hobbies to make the most of their leisure time and improve the quality of their lives. Somssidang is an experience-sharing platform that introduces an array of one-day, hands-on classes - from cooking to crafts to makeup - for users to experience anything they want in an efficient and reasonable manner. Experiences are personal, but there is a lot of learning that can be derived from them as well. By sharing experiences, we can also share happiness. See how Somssidang allows people to share their talents, experiences, and happiness.