Top social networks in China are QZone (Tencent), Tencent Weibo, Sina Weibo (250 million), Renren and Kaixin001.com. Data source: eMarketer.com
Tencent QZone: The Largest Social Media Website in China
Qzone was created in 2005 by Tencent. It allows users to customize their blogs, keep diaries, send photos and listen to music. Gradually, Qzone has transformed from a personal space to the biggest social network open platform, and its monthly active users grew to more than 600 million.
Users China’s top social networking sites are quite young, about 80% of which are between 20-34 years old according to Enfordesk’s data in September this year.
Tencent’s social media assets achieved a solid growth in the second quarter of 2011 according to its Q2 finance report. At the end of the second quarter of 2011, active user accounts of Tencent IM platform amounted to 701.9 million, representing a quarter-on-quarter increase of 4.1%. For Qzone, active user accounts increased by 5.1% on […]
AddThis is one of the popular social bookmarking tool in Chinese market and they recently shared the top 20 social sharing websites in July 2011: Qzone (Tencent) Sina Weibo Tencent Weibo Renren Kaixin Sohu Weibo Douban Baidu Bookmarks Netease Weibo Baidu Post Bar Tao Jianghu (Taobao) Pengyou (Tencent) MSN Baidu Hi QQ Bookmarks Facebook 51.com […]
Baidu has launched a bookmarking tool in beta called “Baidu Share”. Users can choose three styles; button style, text/icon style and flowing window style as shown below: Users can share content with Baidu Share at sixteen popular social networking sites including:
Last week at the sixth China Webmasters Conference, Tencent’s product director claimed that, QZone has over 500 million active users with 32.2% market share in China’s social networking market. And, Tencent’s recently launched social networking site Pengyou has over 100 million active users.
You can hardly find an Internet user in China who does not have a QQ account. Integrating QQ Connect into your website or microsite should be included while you develop your social strategy.
Tencent last week launched a new social networking website in China called “Peng You” which means “Friends” in English. Pengyou clearly targets two groups of audience, “students” and “white collar workers”. At first login, users will be asked to select which group they belong to: The “students” SNS features come from Tencent’s previous product called […]
According to a report Tencent published a week ago, its QZone’s monthly active users have achieved over 200 million, claiming to be the biggest social networking site in the world (Facebook: 175 million monthly active users). What is Qzone? Wiki provides a good description: Qzone is an individual personality’s space, which is created by Tencent […]