90% of social media users in China are "lurkers"

In most online communities, there exists the 1% rule or the 90-9-1 principle, which states that only 1% of users contribute content on the internet, 9% of users edit or modify content, and 90% of users are "lurkers" who read, observe, but don’t contribute content. As social media is becoming an increasingly important channel for… Continue reading 90% of social media users in China are "lurkers"

What Valley Companies Should Know about Tencent

Quick quiz: Who are the three largest Internet companies in the world by market capitalization? If you guessed Google and Amazon you got two right, but I’m betting few of our American readers guessed the third. I certainly wouldn’t have a year ago. It’s not eBay or Yahoo; it’s Tencent. If you are in the… Continue reading What Valley Companies Should Know about Tencent