What is WeChat, or will WeChat be the first Chinese web product to succeed outside of China?

Like every smart phone user, you have probably downloaded a fair number of mobile apps with the secret hope that one of them will finally do everything that you want it to do without inflicting psychedelic pop-up ads and wasting your battery. Like me you have come to the conclusion that there is still some… Continue reading What is WeChat, or will WeChat be the first Chinese web product to succeed outside of China?

Social Media in China

In recent years, the world has witnessed the emergence of China as an economic driving force. At the same time, the emergence of social media has dramatically changed the way people use the Internet worldwide. How about social media in China? Do Chinese people use social media as much as anywhere else in the world?… Continue reading Social Media in China