Social Media Category

Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook Inc , has been blocked in China, according to numerous reports, including from Hong Kong-based reporters with the New York Times.Read More
10-second video app Miaopai has secured US$50 million in series C funding, according to Sina Tech. Read More
When it comes to China, the country, the market and the impact and potential of social media and social commerce there, we all understand it’s pretty big. Read More
E-commerce has quickly changed the face of shopping and marketing in China - Alibaba has greatly accelerated this trend and turned China into the world’s second-largest e-commerce market.Read More
Unlike elsewhere, the search engines aren't the main arbiters of what people see in China -- you'll also need to master the Great Firewall, aka the Golden Shield.Read More
LinkedIn expanded into China this year, adopting policies in line with the country’s censorship rules. Now the world’s largest professional social-networking company is saying it may have gone too far.Read More
Tencent has suspended more than 300 accounts on its WeChat app and banned around 40 others as government restrictions on spreading political news online take effect.Read More
Commerce is beginning to change due to the adoption of mobile technology. More consumers are using their smartphones and tablets to make their lives easier and more convenient.Read More
In China, the internet plays a uniquely powerful role in popular culture. Witty content, often involving Chinese-language puns or plays on words on social media, can make a huge impact here.Read More
You can say pretty much whatever you want on Chinese social media without fear of being censored, as long as you don’t say it in unison with a collective group. Read More