Social Media Category

APAC luxury travelers use social media to research and share their travel experiences: They posted 53% of all luxury travel reviews written between 2012 and 2014.Read More
The (Social) Web is booming in China. As the government attempts to keep up, China’s extraordinary rise in digital social and business innovation is racing ahead at unseen speed.Read More
Authorities in Beijing arrested a 22-year-old surnamed Zhao for using Twitter to "spread news of law-breaking methods", the China News Service said on Monday.Read More

Posted On June 11, 2014By StefanIn News, Government, Social Media

How China controls the Internet

The Internet has become the “main battlefield of ideology” in China and China’s ruling party is taking systematic measures to control information flows and public opinion on the Internet.Read More

Posted On June 11, 2014By StefanIn Media, Social Media, Networking

Chinese Social Media Overview

In a country of 1.4 billion people, you’d think social media is big in China. And it is, but it is not just social media like elsewhere in the world, it's social media 'with Chinese characteristics'. Read More
Weibo has announced to open up its Weibo Payment for third parties, which will be able to streamline their payment process on Weibo for a better user experience and higher conversion rates.Read More

Posted On April 30, 2014By StefanIn Research, Social Media, Networking

The Chinese Social Media User

The number of Chinese netizens is surely overwhelming, but this giant market can not be seen as one. Chinese social media users can be roughly grouped into six distinct user segments based on their motivation and online behavior, with the first four of them building the key segments.Read More