Youku Buys Tudou: What That Means For PR In China

Youku and Tudou recently announced their  impending partnership where Youku will buy out Tudou for over $1bn. This consolidation is simply one of the many indicators of China organizing its businesses to better compete globally. But what does this all mean for the Online Video landscape, and more importantly the practice of Public Relations, in China?… Continue reading Youku Buys Tudou: What That Means For PR In China

Tudou, Youku copyright battle intensifies

Two Chinese online video-sharing giants, Youku.com Inc and Tudou Holdings, escalated their fight over copyright infringements yesterday, which reflects increasing importance of video copyrights for Chinese Internet companies. "So far, Youku hasn’t removed the entertainment shows for which we own the copyright," a Tudou public relations executive, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told… Continue reading Tudou, Youku copyright battle intensifies

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