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A Guide to the Internet in China – Internet Addiction Posted by on Jun 9, 2014

In the last post about online gaming, we mentioned that the intense love for such games has had a negative social impact on the country. With so many people spending so much time glued to their computer screens, Internet addiction has become a serious issue in China. In this post, we’ll take a closer look…

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A Guide to the Internet in China – Online Gaming Posted by on Jun 6, 2014

In case you didn’t catch our previous posts, we’ve already had an introduction to the Internet in China, a detailed post about censorship and the “Great Firewall,” and a guide to social media in China. No discussion of the ‘net in the Middle Kingdom would be complete without also diving into the realm of online…

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A Guide to the Internet in China – Social Media Posted by on May 27, 2014

Social media is a force to be reckoned with in the 21st century, and nowhere is this more true than in China. Sure, Facebook and Twitter are blocked by the Great Firewall of China, but this doesn’t mean that Chinese people don’t use social media – far from it. China ended the year 2013 with…

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A Guide to the Internet in China – Censorship Posted by on May 20, 2014

For foreigners visiting or living in China, the internet can be a frustrating and confusing place. Popular websites in the West are blocked in the Middle Kingdom – no Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube allowed. The “Golden Shield Project” (金盾工程 -jīn dùn gōng chéng) is an internet surveillance and censorship program ran by  the government’s Ministry…

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