Posts Tagged: Kaixin


Chinese social sites go dark for Earth Hour 2013

6 Chinese Social Sites Will Turn Off the Lights Tomorrow for ‘Earth Hour’

Tomorrow, as 8:30pm rolls around the globe, lots of landmark buildings will turn off their lights to observe Earth Hour and remind the world...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 8:35 pm
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The Rise and Fall of China’s First Hit Social Game (The One Zynga Ripped Off as FarmVille)

Remember FarmVille, the social game that put Zynga on the map? That was pretty much ripped off from a Chinese game named Happy Farm, made by...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 1:33 pm
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Growing with its Baby Boomer Users, Kaixin Launches a Baby Photo Diary App

Kaixin, one of China’s earliest Facebook-style social networks, might be struggling to stay relevant, but at least it’s growing ...

  • December 7, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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The Story Behind Renren, China’s Facebook-ish Social Network

Renren, China’s largest Facebook-ish social network, has a long and complex history which probably not more than a handful of people h...

  • September 18, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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Kaixin Reveals User Numbers, Rising Profit

The Chinese social network Kaixin has announced its 2011 results – and despite a rough year that saw folks move towards using Weibo ra...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Better Late Than Never, Kaixin Gets Its Own Stylish Photo-Sharing App

Oh, great… another photo-sharing app with lots of filters. We haven’t reviewed one of those for, like, 24 hours. Yes, Kaixin001,...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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5 of the Best Chinese Photo-Sharing Apps

Photo-sharing apps and smartphones go together like the proverbial horse and carriage. So in China it’s no surprise that dozens of sta...

  • October 5, 2011
  • at 5:08 pm
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Is Renren Behind a Kaixin-Badged Group Buy Clone?

The long drawn-out battle between Renren (NYSE:RENN) and Kaixin over the “Kaixin” brand-name looks like it might have moved to t...

  • September 16, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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As Social Network Kaixin Loses 65% of Traffic, How Did it Lose its Groove?

The web traffic stats site Alexa reveals that China's former top social networking site Kaixin001.com has lost 65 percent of its traffic in ...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 6:33 pm
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Check Out the Numbers on China’s Top 10 Social Media Sites (Infographic)

With an estimated 597 million people active on social media in China, the country’s top 10 sites actually have a staggering 3.2 billion in...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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This is How Luxury Brands Do Awesome Social Media Marketing in China in 2012

China’s online market is vast and growing at an insane rate – Chinese e-commerce sales are projected to triple from now to 2015 ...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Kaixin Planning New Social App for Parents

Kaixin001, which has sort of become China’s Myspace (in that it’s still out there and has a surprising number of members despite...

  • November 24, 2012
  • at 2:41 am
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The Rise of Social Media in China, With All-New User Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Here’s a useful infograp...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 4:21 pm
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DeNA Establishes Gaming Partnership with Chinese SNS Kaixin001

The folks over at Japanese social gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) just made their holidays a little bit happier by announcing a partnership wit...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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It’s Official: Tencent Invests In Social Networking Site Kaixin001

There were rumors going around that Tencent (HKG:0700) had bought stake in Chinese social network Kaixin001 for $100 million. And now that&...

  • November 1, 2011
  • at 12:19 am
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It’s a Deal! FTuan Snags $60 Million in Funding, Kaixin Partnership

Chinese group buy site FTuan has confirmed, by way of its CEO, Lin Ning, that it has secured US$60 million in third-round funding. With 2,00...

  • September 30, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Kaixin Opens Up its Group Buy Site, Looks for Partners

Kaixin, the Chinese social network, is opening up its fairly new group buy site, Kaixin Tuan Gou, to partners, making it an open platform. T...

  • September 15, 2011
  • at 9:15 pm
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China’s 360buy.com is Valued at $10 Billion

In an report published today by The Moscow Times, Alisher Usmanov of Russian internet investment firm DST is said to have revealed that thei...

  • April 18, 2011
  • at 9:08 pm
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