Renren’s monthly unique log-in users was about 35 million in September 2016, compared to 45 million in September 2015 with an decrease of 22% YoY. The login users’ monthly average time spent increased 17.5% year-over-year.
Total transactions of China’s online travel market reached 162.76 billion yuan (US$23.59 billion). OTA revenues totaled 8.19 billion yuan (US$1.19 billion).
China social media advertising and marketing market reached 6.38 billion yuan, an increase of 17.7% QoQ.
China online advertising market reached 73.87 billion yuan (US$10.76 billion), an increase of 33% YoY or 9.4% QoQ.
The number of monthly active users (“MAU”) of China’s mobile internet market has reached 1 billion as of September 2016 according to QuestMobile, among which Android and iOS exceeded 700 and 280 million respectively.
Total transaction value of China online shopping market reached 1.15 trillion yuan (US$166.85 billion) in Q3 2016, up 23.6% YoY or 2.6% QoQ, according to data from iResearch.
WeChat MAU, including Weixin, reached 846 million in Q3 2016, representing YoY growth of 30% according to Tencent’s announced financial results.
Weibo’s Monthly active users (“MAUs”) grew 34% year over year to 297 million in September 2016, 89% of which were mobile users.
Huawei, Oppo and BBK Communication Equipment together accounted for 21% of the smartphones sold to end users worldwide in Q3 2016. They were the only smartphone vendors in the global top five to increase their sales and market share during the quarter, according to Gartner.
The number of active smartphone devices reached 1.45 billion units, an increase of 11.5% QoQ according to Umeng.
Qunar was ranked the top generic travel booking app by coverage in September 2016 according to data from TalkingData, followed by Ctrip and LY.com apps.
JD.com reported net revenues of RMB 60.7 billion (US$9.1 billion) and gross profit of RMB9.6 billion (US$1.4 billion) for Q3 2016.
Momo, one of the top mobile social networking app in China, had Monthly Active Users (“MAU”) of 77.4 million in September 2016, compared to 73.0 million in September 2015 according to its unaudited financial results.
The number of mobile search users in China reached 628 million in Q3 2016, an increase of 1.29% QoQ according to iiMedia Research.
The total shipment of smartphones in China exceeded 115.1 million units in Q3 2016 according to IDC data, led by Oppo (17.5%), Vivo (16.7%), and Huawei (15.7%).