With more than 720 million Chinese internet users, or “netizens”, China has become the largest social media market in the world. The proliferation of China’s social media for the past decade may not seem that surprising given its population and growing economy. Even with the strict implementation of Internet usage by the Chinese government, Chinese netizens are some of the most active users in the world, spending an average of 2.8 hours a day online via their mobile devices.
It’s now 2011 so we’ve short listed the TOP 8 Chinese social networks, ecommerce and search sites you must use (or at least consider) when creating your Chinese social media strategy. Big players such as taobao (listed below) is by far the most dominant force in online purchase for Chinese globally. Although the major social networks of RenRen and Kaixin and large, they do not always present the best options for modest companies (with modest budgets). The Top 8 China Social