The World’s Search Engine vs. Chinese-only Search Engine (Infographic)

Posted on June 21st, 2015 in , , ,

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Baidu, the well-known Chinese internet giant, has already overtaken Google as the leader in the search engine market in China. Baidu was created in 2000 as just a simple search engine, but it has now developed into a multifaceted site providing a range of online services. In terms of search queries, Baidu covers more than 80 percent of the Chinese market while Google reaches just 11 percent of market share. In 2010, Google turned its back on the Chinese market following a run-in with officials over the censorship of Google’s Chinese site (google.cn). Click-in to further examine the difference between google and the communist’s search engine …
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Will Instagram Now be Blocked in China?

Posted on June 19th, 2015 in , , , ,

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So, Facebook bought Instagram for a billion bucks. Right now, Instagram is freely accessible here in China and apparently has a small but growing user base. At the moment, Instagram seems pretty harmless to the Chinese authorities, in fact it’s just a simple photo sharing program which allows users to quickly apply different color tone to their photo.
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Mark Zuckerberg Spotted in Beijing!

Posted on December 20th, 2010 in , , , , , ,

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Today’s breaking news is… Mark Zuckerberg is in China! Yes, this is real. The founder/CEO of Facebook and Time Magazine’s newly crowned Person of the Year has just been spotted at the head offices of Baidu in Beijing. Robin Li (founder of Baidu) gave Mark and his girlfriend Priscilla Chan a tour of the building, and they even have lunch together in the canteen. While we are wondering what Robin and Mark were meeting about, here’s what Baidu’s International Communications Director Kaiser Kuo tells us.
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