在政策驱动、海外扩张、科技等因素的驱动下，短视频规模实现快速扩张，2018年增长率为107.0%。iiMedia Research（艾媒咨询）数据显示，2019上半年，在短视频内容领域，短视频用户对PGC内容（专业生产内容）表现出更高的偏好，对于PGC和UGC（用户生产内容）结合的视频偏好率由37.4%上升至43.6%。短视频用户付费意愿大幅度增加，从31.3%增长至54.8%，过半用户现在更愿意为其喜爱的视频付费。用户在短视频平台频率最高的互动行为仍然是“点赞”，而点赞、分享转发等互动比例明显上涨，用户的互动意愿明显提升，短视频用户之间的连接关系逐步增强。在短视频营销领域，短视频市场规模预计突破200亿元，中国短视频MCN机构数量将超5000家， MCN机构进一步提高商业化效率，助推行业创新改革。短视频MCN呈现出垂直化、专业化、商业变现模式多样、技术化等新趋势。随着5G的发展，5G的商用落地有效降低创作者的门槛，短视频用户体验也将得到进一步优化。在5G的加持下，用户在短视频的互动体验将越趋丰富，其传播性也将得到有效提升。5G将会以其强大的优势推动短视频行业的发展，短视频将迎来“又一春”。
Driven by policy, overseas expansion, technology and other factors, the scale of short video has expanded rapidly, with a growth rate of 107.0% in 2018. According to iiMedia Research, in the first half of 2019, short video users showed a higher preference for PGC content (professional production content), and the video preference rate for the combination of PGC and UGC (user production content) increased from 37.4% to 43.6%. Short video users'willingness to pay increased significantly, from 31.3% to 54.8%. More than half of users are now willing to pay for their favorite videos. Users'most frequent interactive behavior in short video platform is still “point praise“, while the interactive proportion of point praise, share and forwarding has increased significantly. Users' willingness to interact has increased significantly, and the connection between short video users has gradually strengthened. In the field of short video marketing, the scale of short video market is expected to exceed 20 billion yuan, and the number of short video MCN institutions in China will exceed 5,000. MCN institutions will further improve the efficiency of commercialization and help promote industrial innovation and reform. Short video MCN presents new trends such as verticalization, specialization, diversification of commercial cash flow modes and technicalization. With the development of 5G, the commercial landing of 5G effectively reduces the threshold of creators, and the short video user experience will be further optimized. With the support of 5G, the interactive experience of users in short video will become more and more abundant, and its dissemination will be effectively improved. 5G will promote the development of short video industry with its strong advantages, and short video will usher in another spring.