Monday, April 6, 2009

Chinese Social Networks ‘Virtually’ Out-Earn Facebook And MySpace

Social networks are taking off in China. George Godula. David Li, and Richard Yu explores how Chinese social networks are pursuing different business models than their American counterparts, relying more on micropayments and the sale of virtual goods

George Godula is the founder of Web2Asia, an East Asian incubator and also a consultancy for Western startups trying to enter markets in China, Japan and Korea. David Li is a developer of social networking applications such as Growing Gifts, and he also was the developer of OnChat, an early in-browser graphical avatar chat system. Richard Yu is a Seattle native living in China, where he consults for Shanghai-based web startups while writing his blog.

2 comments:

Michael said...

Wow, seems that we have a lot in common.
I'm a student in Shanghai, China. And I'm interested in web2.0 and information security.
I just read your profile and found a lot of commons.
Maybe we can be friends.
Visit my blogspot:
Michael's Info Center

Alvin Foo said...

Hi mic, glad we are on the same page. Look me up on facebook or you can email me at alvin.fsc@gmail.com