Varieties of communities are built online and organized by companies, interest groups, or entrepreneurs in China. The most frequently used platforms of communications in the online communities are WeChat Group, QQ Group, and WeChat Official Account.
News & Insights of Baidu Tieba
Baidu Tieba, a social network owned by Baidu, was established in December 2003 with forum-like features and now has one billion registered users with close to 8.2 million topic boards. And the number of monthly active users is close to 300 million.
Baidu Tieba allowed anonymous posting before 2010 which just showed ip address, but now it only allows posting by registered users.
Differences with Online Forums
The concept is very similar; and it looks a lot like traditional online forum in its early days; but now Baidu Tieba is consisted of millions of very specific topic or interest boards with social features.
Baidu Tieba Audience
70% of Baidu Tieba users are post-90s users.
Social application market develops rapidly, satisfying users’ various needs such as communication, entertainment, interests, and work. Instant messaging and social networking are the top two most popular features of social applications in China.
Baidu announced its new plan for Baidu Tieba last Friday that it’s going to help enterprises connect with fans through Tieba online community on both PC and mobile. Baidu Tieba will invites enterprises, organizations and media to open official Baidu Tieba account, with support such as Tieba management access, data, search marketing and mobile technology […]
Baidu yesterday announced it’s shutting down its “Weibo” service, t.baidu.com, by 22 August. Baidu’s Weibo service “Shuo Ba” (or “Talk Bar” in English) started in September last year with a real-name system requiring all registration to be verified via a mobile phone and photos. Having gained no popularity with its real-name system, Baidu made it […]
Baidu has updated its Post Bar service, integrated with microblogging features. About Baidu Post Bar Baidu Post Bar (Chinese: tieba) provides users with a query-based searchable community to exchange views and share knowledge and experiences. Any user can set up a post bar or post bar club. In Post Bars, anyone can post; but in […]
A screenshot of new Baidu Post Bar or Baidu Tieba is recently leaked, which looks like Google Wave. Baidu got the idea from Google Wave? Maybe. More will come when the new Post Ba is launched.