Posts Tagged: Chinese New Year



Chinese New Year a missed opportunity for retailers and advertisers: location data

Chinese New Year is typically a retail graveyard in countries with a significant Chinese population as shops close for the holidays. However...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 1:23 pm
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Sina Weibo users tweet a record 860,000 posts in first minute of Chinese New Year

Sina Weibo users tweeted 863,408 posts within the first minute of the year of the horse last night, breaking the previous record set on ...

  • January 31, 2014
  • at 1:13 pm
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Baidu's heat map shows massive Chinese New Year migration

Baidu uses data to track world’s largest human movement as Chinese New Year begins

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has launched a heat map of where Chinese travelers are heading to, coming from, and which routes are most popular dur...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 12:15 pm
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5,000 Workers at One Chinese Web Company Queue Up for a Cash Bonus [PHOTOS]

Most people in China were working over the weekend so as to catch up after the lengthy Chinese New Year break. But for workers at Tencent (H...

  • February 18, 2013
  • at 11:35 am
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Adding Fun to Chinese New Year, Google Puts Snake Game Doodle On Homepage

Today is Chinese New Year’s eve. So kids, including myself, are “forced” to do spring cleaning. It’s part of the entire Chinese ...

  • February 9, 2013
  • at 9:10 pm
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More Consumers Turn to Group Buying Sites for Chinese New Year Dinner Deals

Despite a tough year for many group buying sites in China – including lots of terrible publicity such as huge spikes in customer compl...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Chinese New Year Sets Microblog Message Milestone, But It’s Not the First Time

China’s Sina Weibo is making lots of headlines today having broken the unofficial tweets-per-second record with 32,312 messages during...

  • January 23, 2012
  • at 9:25 pm
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Alipay Enables ‘Red Envelope’ Gifting Via Social QR Codes For Chinese New Year

‘Red envelopes’ – or ‘red packets’ – are a long-standing fixture of Chinese New Year celebrations whereb...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 8:34 pm
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E-Commerce Sites Bracing For 2-Week Shutdown as Chinese New Year Nears

Remember all that stuff about 750 billion RMB being spent online in China last year, and how Alipay sees 2.1 million RMB in transactions eve...

  • January 16, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Chinese New Year welcomed in with 13.6 billion messages in 1 day on China's top social network

Chinese New Year welcomed in with 13.6 billion messages in 1 day on China’s top social network

While everyone’s talking about WeChat, it’s easy to forget that Tencent makes another social network that’s even more popular.

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 7:57 pm
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WeChat has a viral hit in China as users gift Chinese New Year cash to their buddies

Gifting cash via mobile payments is going viral right now on WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app. It’s the social media equi...

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 12:52 pm
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Celebrate Chinese New Year by putting your face into a seasonal GIF

Chinese New Year is just one week away. If you’re celebrating it, you’re probably preparing things like food and fireworks. You ...

  • January 24, 2014
  • at 4:43 pm
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Sina Weibo Clocks 34,977 Posts in First SECOND of Chinese New Year

Yesterday saw the ushering in of the Chinese New Year. It seems that everyone who wasn’t busy setting off fireworks at the exact moment th...

  • February 11, 2013
  • at 1:20 pm
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8 Search Engine Doodles for China’s Lantern Festival

Today in China is the Lantern Festival, the traditional end of the 15-day long Chinese New Year celebrations, although most people actually ...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Fishing Joy Hits 30 Million Downloads, Celebrates with Chinese New Year Update

We’ve already written about Rovio’s Year-of-the-Dragon update for its Angry Birds Seasons game, which features China-themed art ...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 9:45 am
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Dancing Robot Army Rings in Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year everyone! While I don’t get a chance to watch the annual CCTV gala (aka craptacular) since coming to Japan from...

  • January 23, 2012
  • at 10:45 am
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Rovio Unleashes Year of the Dragon Edition of Angry Birds

A couple of weeks back we told you that Rovio was hinting at a new China-themed update. And today we have it, as Angry Birds Seasons has a Y...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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It’s Your Trip in a Box: Baidu Adds Travel Features Before Chinese New Year

This past year we took a look at some of the features of Baidu’s (NASDAQ:BIDU) ‘Box Computing,’ an initiative to make its ...

  • January 4, 2012
  • at 10:48 pm
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