November 11 (11-11) is Singles Day in China and year 2011 makes this date more special with six “1”s. And, this date is even a bigger date for China’s online retailers. Let’s take a look at how crazy China online shoppers can be on Nov 11 2011 on Taobao Mall (all participating merchants offered 50% […]
Email deliverability in China is much worse than the global average; only 58% of all emails can reach users’ inbox, which is also much lower than the average in Asia Pacific region (78%) according to data shown in a recent ReturnPath report.
Online portals like Sohu.com and Sina.com.cn still receive the most web traffic in terms of the number of unique visitors.
According to Synovate’s study, almost half of Internet users between age 15 and 24 in China’s Tier 1 cities (45%) use Weibo and close to one third of China internet users in Tier 1 cities between age 25 and 44 (29%) use Weibo. The adoption of Weibo is more popular than mobile Internet (access via […]
Baidu has just launched a web page diagnosis tool as a new feature in their web analytics service Baidu Stats. I recommend you this tool to check your website loading performance in two Internet networks — Unicom and China Telecom networks. This is especially helpful if you have your website hosted outside China. You must […]
During the seven days of China’s National Day holidays, about 24.3 million tourists traveled to 119 national scenic attractions according to the National Tourism Administration. That was about 8.84% more compared to the same period of 2010. The tickets sale at these tourists attractions during this period went up by 10.57% to 1.25 billion yuan […]
High schoolers in Palo Alto, Calif., in the heart of Silicon Valley, spend significantly more time using digital media every day than their peers at leading high schools in the Chinese capital. However, Chinese students sometimes outpace their American counterparts in embracing the latest internet technologies and building a network of online friends they have […]
Yang Lan, a journalist and entrepreneur who’s been called “the Oprah of China,” offers insight into the next generation of young Chinese citizens — urban, connected (via microblogs) and alert to injustice.
Baidu is launching a URL shortening service dwz.cn. Users can type in a URL to have a shortened URL at dwz.cn or a custom shortened URL can be specified. Users can retrieve the original URL with shortened URL; and, DWZ.cn provides API for URL shortening service.
A video featuring a “house-husband” in his pajamas showing off his Michael Jackson dance moves in his living room has been reposted on Sina Weibo for over 2000 times. Most of the links “retweeted” are the one on YouKu; but, it’s strange YouKu removed the video at the time of writing this post. On Tudou, […]
A photo editing software company promoted their product on valentine’s day on multiple channels via a viral application. Meitu Xiuxiu is a photo editor developed by a company in Xiamen (a quick Chinese lesson: “mei” means “beautiful; “tu” is “picture”; “xiu” is “show” in English).