Shanghai, China, January 5, 2017 /ChinaNewswire.com/ – There are more Chinese users on Facebook than there are citizens of over 170 countries around the world. There were 52.87 million Chinese users on Facebook in 2016, and the number is forecast to grow to 54.39 by the end of 2017, according to figures from Statista (Digital… Read More
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Taiwanese government officials revealed that Facebook plans to build a data center in Changhua, Taichung. Commenting on the news, Facebook confirmed that they did find a suitable location in Taiwan to build a new data center; however, they have not yet made the final decision. The government officials from Changhua said that Facebook hired a […]
American game developer Zynga announced that the company will close its office in Beijing. Zynga announced the decision while publishing its performance report for the fourth quarter of 2014. The company said that they will cut the 71 jobs in Beijing office and the related expense of USD7 million will be included in the first […]
Chinese information technology solutions provider Ultrapower’s wholly-owned subsidiary is helping China’s biggest mobile provider compete with instant messaging apps like Facebook’s Whatsapp, Tencent’s Wechat, and Apple’s iMessage.
Cheetah Mobile, a subsidiary of Kingsoft, announced that the company has reached an agreement with Zoom Interactive, a Hong Kong online marketing company, on a full acquisition for USD30 million. The USD30 million consideration will reportedly include USD20 million in cash and about USD4 million in Cheetah Mobile restricted class A ordinary shares. In addition, […]
Facebook reportedly plans to establish a sales office in China to serve local advertisers in the country. Vaughan Smith, Facebook’s enterprise development vice president, said in a statement that Chinese companies have gradually become a major advertiser group for Facebook. Therefore, the company continues to explore new methods to support local services in China and […]
Western media are hailing news that the Shanghai Free-trade Zone may allow blocked websites like Facebook and New York Times. The news comes from South China Morning Post’s reporting of an unnamed government source’s statement: “In order to welcome foreign companies to invest and to let foreigners live and work happily in the free-trade zone, […]
Chinese Internet security company Qihoo 360 has launched a new security vulnerability response platform to invite related experts to challenge the security of its products.
China’s State Council Information Office today issued updated draft guidelines for further strengthening government oversight of the Internet.
United States Assistant Senate Majority Leader Dick Durbin has penned a letter to the chairman of China’s largest Internet search engine, asking for more transparency and greater adherence to human rights.
Tsinghua University and Mozilla China have jointly developed a new Internet browser product that is specially designed for IPv6.
A new report issued by a Chinese government-funded research organization states Facebook and Western social networking sites pose spy risks, and these problems should make social media mavens worry about possible clampdowns on social networking sites in China.