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A Beginner’s Guide to WeChat Posted by on Aug 22, 2016

If you’ve ever been to China, you may have noticed that just about everyone is constantly staring at their cell phone (手机 – shǒu jī). There are around 700 million unique mobile subscribers in the Middle Kingdom with 1.3 billion mobile connections. As of early last year, around 70% of those connections were through smartphones, with…

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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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