Sohu News mobile app achieved 100 million users this May; but now, Tencent News surpassed Sohu News becoming the best mobile news app by the number of unique visitors and MAU.
Sina News & Insights
Sina is a leading online media company serving China and the global Chinese communities
Sina reported net revenues of $187.0 million, compared to $157.5 million for the same period last year. Gross margin for the second quarter of 2014 was 61%, comparing to 54% in Q2 2013 according to Sina’s announced unaudited financial results.
On April 1 2014, Sina Weibo renewed its prospectus and announced that Weibo will be listed on Nasdaq as “WB”. On March 15 in 2014, Sina Weibo submitted Form-1 to Securities and Exchange Commission for financing USD 500 million, half of which will be used to pay off debt and the other half will invest […]
This is the part 2 of a series of posts that gives you insights on Chinese netizens behaviors from Sina Weibo. Part 1, Part 3, Part 4. More and more B2C websites had registered Sina Weibo Enterprise accounts, they already started marketing warfare on Sina Weibo. By analyzing three keywords mentioned on Sina Weibo which […]
Sina tech news released on December 18 2013, that Amazon Web Service (AWS) achieved strategic cooperation with cloud valley belonged to China Broadband Capital (CBC). AWS finally was ready to launch AWS in Chinese market.
36kr.com and 3g.qq.com did a survey about mobile internet user behavior online, collecting 92,000 sample via 3g.qq.com. Most of respondents were between 23-30 years old, with 41.9%.
According to EnfoDesk, market scale of China advertising platforms in Q3 reached 28.77 billion yuan (USD 4.7 billion), 24.2% more than Q2 2013.
Alibaba and Sina released “Weibo for Taobao” version on August 1, 2013. Before that, they had linked their accounts, and cooperated in various areas, such as exchanging and sharing their user data, online payment and internet marketing, etc. They combined social media and E-business platform to explore a totally new area: Social Commerce.
On August 6 2013, Sina and NBA announced their strategic partnership. Sina is NBA’s official internet partner and online community partner, reaching to a deeper cooperation three years after their first alliance in 2010. Their cooperation will begin in three areas: mobile broadcasting, community interaction and live video. NBA live games will attract lots of […]
China online ad market in Q2, from iResearch data, reached 23.26 billion yuan (USD 3.8 billion), growing 17.4% compared to Q1 and YoY growth of 27.4%. China online ad market is entering to a steady growth stage. In Q2, search, video, news and navigation monthly usage increased. NetEase, Taobao and eTao had more than 10% […]
Millward Brown released their second annual BrandZ Top 50 Most Valuable Brands. You can get the PDF here or view a summary below (Internet companies are bolded). Baidu, Tencent, Sina, Renren, Ctrip and Sohu are the six Internet companies that made it to the Top 50 most valuable Chinese brands; Baidu (6) and Tencent (10) […]
Techweb reports that Sina is in the preparation of launching an English version of Sina Weibo for US market and could be ready in about two to three months’ time. If Sina does enter US market with an English Weibo platform, it means it will compete directly with Twitter. Weibo in China is very different […]
Sina opened its Weibo Screen registration this week, which is a great way for live events interactions such as Q&A in conferences and greetings from audiences. If you are interested, you can apply at Weibo Screen homepage. It’s still in beta testing; so, only verified weibo accounts and accounts with photos and over 100 followers, […]
Sina will launch its instant messenger next week, integrated into its microblogs. Sina could be a serious threat to Tencent in China now.
Sina has 87% of the Chinese micro-blogging market by the time spent browsing and Tencent less than 8%, according to Eric Wen, an analyst at Mirae Asset Securities Co in Hong Kong. Mirae Asset valued Sina Weibo at $2 billion; half from advertising revenue and the other half from revenues brought by active users. Sina […]