Alibaba firm to pay Rs. 50,000 a month to We-Media bloggers
Alibaba group firm UCWeb on Wednesday announced that it would pay minimum of Rs 50,000 per month to top 1,000 content creators or writers on its We-Media platform.
"In the ongoing year, UC News will select 1,000 high quality We-Media creators in India with a minimal payout of Rs 50,000 per month," Alibaba Mobile Business Group President and UC Web Co-Founder He Xiaopeng said here.
We-Media is UCWeb's platform where users can register and post their content like articles, photos, videos etc.
UCWeb, which is looking for space among Google and Facebook, has announced Rs 5 crore investment as reward to push user generated content in India. The company plans to invest Rs 200 crore for driving content distribution in India over the next 2 years. "We will not get generate content on our own but we will encourage people to post their content on We-Media. With the use of Big Data, artificial intelligence, we will help contributors improve their content and reach out to right target audience," Xiaopeng said.