I’ve been trying to understand more about both new features and competition in the Chinese search engines market–with an eye toward having something to say about where innovation is happening and how ideas are flowing from one online space to another. (Tip: if you’re interested in search, you have to visit Webmaster World.com’s excitingly useful Asia Pacific Search Engine…
Continue readingUser-generated Q&A in Virtual China
iResearch has compiled the Alexa data for us: Sina has the greatest reach (defined as how many Alexa users per million are using it everyday. Alexa says that in the last 3 months of this year, Sina’s reach has grown by another 8%.
While we are busy writing about Xu Jinglei’s blog knocking BoingBoing off the top spot at Technorati, bloghoo.Sohu.com puts Xu well below China’s really popular blogs–at least on Sohu, one of China’s top portals. Nydia Chen, who’s working with us at Virtual China this summer, will be doing a comparison of the top portals’ blogging ranks, so watch…
Continue readingSong Zude’s 宋祖德 nasty gossip blog: big on Sohu
网易社区, Netease’s online social space, located at club.163.com has been hacked! See:
The question (floating around the Chinese web) is, what did they do to provoke this, and who did they do it to?