Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

DJI Offers USD30,000 Bug Bounty For App Vulnerabilities

Chinese drone maker DJI is looking for security loopholes in their flight control software and programmers who find the loopholes …


White Paper: Giving Face on Facebook – Managing a Winning Facebook Strategy From China

Shanghai, China, January 5, 2017 /ChinaNewswire.com/ – There are more Chinese users on Facebook than there are citizens of over 170 countries around the world. There were 52.87 million Chinese users on Facebook in 2016, and the number is forecast to grow to 54.39 by the end of 2017, according to figures from Statista (Digital… Read More


Censorship Is LinkedIn’s China Friend As It Boasts User Milestone

LinkedIn Censorship in ChinaShen Boyang, LinkedIn’s global vice president and China president, said that the company’s number of users in China has surpassed …


Facebook’s Founder Loses Face While Catching Breath In Beijing

Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg, the American founder of Facebook, jogged in Beijing this week. And it caught everybody’s attention. Chinese social media …


WeChat Amps Up Competition With New Phone Call Function

China’s WeChat, the instant messaging app by Tencent, has Facebook’s WhatsApp, Japan’s Line, and Microsoft’s Skype service in its sights with a new phone calling service. Tencent’s WeChat launched a new function named “WeChat Out”, which allows users to call fixed-line phones or mobile phones, aiming to compete with its Asian competitor Line. This new […]


While Blocked In Mainland China, Facebook Heads To Taiwan

Taiwanese government officials revealed that Facebook plans to build a data center in Changhua, Taichung. Commenting on the news, Facebook confirmed that they did find a suitable location in Taiwan to build a new data center; however, they have not yet made the final decision. The government officials from Changhua said that Facebook hired a […]


Facebook Hits The Same Wall As Apple In China

The leaders of Facebook and Apple were in China this past week on separate missions with the same goal: gain better transparency and more access to the Chinese market. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was in Beijing for an event at a local university, and Apple’s Tim Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai to review […]


Facebook Gains China Office As It Loses China Face

U.S. social networking giant Facebook has reportedly signed a lease for office space in Beijing, even though the website has been blocked in the country for at least five years. The office at Fortune Financial Center in Chaoyang district comprises 800 square meters, according to local media reports. In China, acquiring an office lease is […]


Cheetah Mobile Acquires Hong Kong Online Marketing Company For USD30 Million

Cheetah Mobile, a subsidiary of Kingsoft, announced that the company has reached an agreement with Zoom Interactive, a Hong Kong online marketing company, on a full acquisition for USD30 million. The USD30 million consideration will reportedly include USD20 million in cash and about USD4 million in Cheetah Mobile restricted class A ordinary shares. In addition, […]


Facebook’s Rumored Chinese Sales Office Faces Potential Problems

Facebook reportedly plans to establish a sales office in China to serve local advertisers in the country. Vaughan Smith, Facebook’s enterprise development vice president, said in a statement that Chinese companies have gradually become a major advertiser group for Facebook. Therefore, the company continues to explore new methods to support local services in China and […]