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Facebook Unsure of China as a Market

Posted February 13th, 2012 at 11:29 pm (UTC+0)

Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg (马克·扎克伯格) may want to come to China, but the company’s IPO filing certainly lowers expectations. In its recent IPO filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Facebook says: China is a large potential market for Facebook, but users are generally restricted from accessing Facebook from China. We do not know […]

Chinese Social Network Buys Video Site

Posted October 3rd, 2011 at 3:49 pm (UTC+0)
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One of China’s biggest social networking sites has purchased a declining video sharing site, sparking some negative feedback. Renren, valued at $5 billion earlier this year, spent only $80 million for, one of the country’s larger video sharing sites. Founded in 2005, Renren is popular with university students and was formerly named the “On-Campus […]



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