Chinese SMM: Weibo, WeChat, Taobao, Toutiao, Zhihu
Site Type Microblogging
Languages Chinese, English
Owner Sina Corp
Getting Started 2009
Current status Works and develops
Alexa 21 rating 
Sina Weibo (whale. 新浪 微 博) is a Chinese microblogging service launched by Sina Corp on August 14, 2009. Being a kind of hybrid between Twitter and Facebook, the service is one of the most popular sites in China. As of February 2013, the number of users of the service is more than 500 million users.
WeChat (Kit. 信, Pinyin: Wēixìn, literally “micro message”) is a mobile communication system for sending text and voice messages, developed by the Chinese company Tencent, the first release was released in January 2011. The application is available on the iPhone, as well as on phones running Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Symbian and J2ME / S40, there is also a web interface and client for PC (Windows and OS X, which, however, require installation on a smartphone for authentication, however, this feature is available only to users of Android, iOS and Windows Phone. As of 2013, 300 million users were registered in WeChat, of which 70 million are outside of China.
WeChat supports text messaging, voice messaging, messaging to multiple recipients, the ability to share photos and videos. It is possible to exchange contacts via Bluetooth and, if desired, there are various ways to establish contacts with random people. The service is integrated with social networks such as Facebook and Tencent QQ. There is an opportunity to process photos with filters and add inscriptions to them, also the machine translation service is available in WeChat.
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Site Type Online Shop
Chinese language (s)
Server Location Flag of China People's Republic of China.svg: Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Alibaba Group Owner
Posted by Alibaba Group
Getting Started 2003
Current Status Active
Alexa 10 rating
Taobao.com (Chinese trad. 淘寶網, manage. 淘宝网, pinyin: Táobǎo Wǎng) is an online store focused on the end user. The site operates on the C2C system ("consumer to consumer") - a form of electronic commerce, which is the sale of goods and services between consumers. In this case, the site Taobao.com acts as an intermediary between the buyer and seller. Created by Alibaba Group to facilitate transactions between individual consumers and a wide range of retailers, such as retailers and wholesalers, etc.
Toutiao (Chinese: "Pinyin: tǒu tíao", literally: "Headlines"), officially known as Jinri Toutiao (Chinese: "Today's Headlines") is a news and informational mobile application that recommends personalized information for individual users based on artificial technology. intelligence. Analyzing the features of the content, users and their interaction with content, models of Toutiao algorithms generate a specially customized news feed for users.
As of January 2017, Toutiao has over 700 million total users and 175 million monthly active users. Over 78 million people use Toutiao for an average of 76 minutes every day, resulting in 1.3 billion articles read every day. Toutiao is China's largest mobile platform for creating, aggregating and distributing content, supported by machine learning techniques.
In August 2012, Beijing ByteDance Technology Co., Ltd. launched the first version of its main product Toutiao.
Zhihu started as the Chinese Quora, the service of the "type of smart" questions and answers, did not hide it at all and was not ashamed of its secondary nature. In 2010, Quora was fashionable and notoriously successful - cool founders, cool investors, cool audiences, interesting content. All this did not earn money at that time, but who cares about the money at the early stage of a viral startup.