Social Media Category

Recently Starbucks‘ announced a partnership with Tencent Holdings in China to co-create a new social gifting feature on WeChat, China’s leading social media platform. Read More
Access to the web is suppressed in many countries such as Pakistan, Russia, Turkey, North Korea, Cuba, Iran and Saudi Arabia.Read More
WeChat censors content for all users registered with Chinese phone numbers even if they travel overseas or switch to an international number.Read More
The New York Times reports that Facebook has developed tools to prevent sensitive posts from appearing on feeds in "specific geographic areas".Read More
Volkswagen stated on Thursday it is in talks with China’s Didi Chuxing to establish a high-end ride-hailing service, while likewise revealing enthusiastic sales objectives for electrical and hybrid automobiles in the world’s significant automarket. Read More
US-based luxury brand Coach officially shut down its portal on Alibaba-owned Tmall last week, reports The Wall Street Journal.Read More
The nascent "online influencer" industry is expected to embrace a boom, as self-made Internet celebrities, brokers and investors gather for new business opportunities.Read More
For retailers looking for the best ways to make purchases convenient for Chinese customers, a new study confirms that mobile payments are more critical than ever in the China market.Read More
As China’s internet matures, it continues to grow more isolated from the rest of the world - thanks to the government’s Great Firewall.Read More
Internet penetration in China only really took off after 2000. Last year it’s estimated that China accounted for 20% of global Internet users – compared to just 9% for the United States.Read More