As we are in the world of technology, many people connects online because it’s the easiest way to communicate with distance friends. Social media is known as “社交媒体 (shè jiāo méi tǐ) in Chinese. On this page, we have listed top Chinese Social Media sites which are very popular media landscape.
In China, foreign companies are not allowed to establish their sector and has several laws that guides it. That is why China has created its own alternatives to social networking websites and search engines. So lets see some of the popular Chinese social media sites which are alternatives to Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp.
TOP CHINESE SOCIAL MEDIA SITES YOU SHOULD KNOW
- WECHAT (微信; WĒIXÌN)
WeChat is the most popular messenger app in China. This App has all most all the features of Facebook Messenger, the usefulness of Venmo and Paypal. WeChat serves not only as a communication App but as well for daily services, as it can be used to order taxi service and also buy movie tickets.
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- RENREN (人人; RÉN RÉN)
RenRen is yet another popular Social network in China, as RenRen replaced Facebook, since Facebook was blocked in China in 2009. RenRen.com is just “Chinese version of Facebook” and it has gained massive popularity in China.
- WEIBO (微博; WĒIBÓ)
Weibo is considered to be the equivalent of Twitter, as it’s not possible to access Twitter in China. Furthermore, it’s also the most popular blogging platform for Chinese users. Companies with a Weibo account increase their level of communication relationship with its customers, as they can post messages that contain much more content than what they can accomplish with Twitter.
- YOUKU TUDOU (优酷土豆; YŌUKÙ TǓDÒU)
As you can upload and watch movies on YouTube, so do people in Chain use YOUKU TUDOU to stream or download movies and watch TV shows. Most of these videos are from foreign sources, ranging from American movies to Japanese dramas.
Have you tried any of these social media sites? please share with us your experience about these top Chinese Social Media Sites in the comment box below.