We are discussing the role social networks play in Chinese society.
Almost 500 million Chinese citizens are online and a quate3r of all social network users in the world are Chinese. However, becuase governmetn policies in the country block many wetern social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, a vibrant domestic ecosystem of simialr online platform has e3merged. her, we take a look at different players in the space and background.
The greate fire wall of China
In 2003, China's Ministry of Public Security began Posted Image in IT
The Golden Shield Project, an attempt to put controls over internet use in place and prevent the sharing of information that could threaten national security, discolse state secrets or damage the governments reputation.