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CN Reviews looks back at 2009 – part 2

CN Reviews looks back at 2009 – part 2

CN Reviews looks back at 2009 and highlights our best posts. We covered social networking, social entrepreneurship, microblogging in China, growing online extremism, Chinese media, the Urumqi riots, the Lou Jing incident, National Day celebrations, and more.

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Microblogging: Its Future In China & In Flattening The World

Microblogging: Its Future In China & In Flattening The World

Insights into microblogging’s (i.e. Twitter) current role and future potential in China’s internet amongst Chinese netizens. How will it affect businesses, advertising, and marketing in China?

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Busing From Guangzhou To Lianzhou

Busing From Guangzhou To Lianzhou

A 3 hour bus ride from Guangzhou to Lianzhou involves smooth highways & narrow, uneven dangerous country roads. A truck rolls over & an old man grabs my crotch.

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Off To 2009′s 5th Annual CnBloggerCon We Go!

Off To 2009′s 5th Annual CnBloggerCon We Go!

The 5th annual China Blogger Conference is being held in Lianzhou this year, about 3 hours outside of Guangzhou. We’re sponsoring and attending so check back for our coverage.

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iPartment: Hot Teen Girls Want to Move In With You, Online

iPartment: Hot Teen Girls Want to Move In With You, Online

Review of the online virtual world game, iPartment or “love apartment” (in Chinese), where young Chinese girls decorate homes and “live with” their boyfriends.

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Kaifu Lee: Constraints at Google and Dreams at Innovation Works

Kaifu Lee: Constraints at Google and Dreams at Innovation Works

Chinese bloggers answer why Kaifu Lee resigned from Google China, how it will affect Google China, and what we can expect from his new startup Innovation Works.

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Top 4 Reasons Why Chinese Social Networking Is Different

Top 4 Reasons Why Chinese Social Networking Is Different

Why is China’s social network site dominated by local domestic Chinese players while foreigners have little success? Do Chinese netizens use SNS differently?

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Apple & China Unicom Rumors: The China Market For The iPhone

Apple & China Unicom Rumors: The China Market For The iPhone

Rumors continue of Apple negotiating with China Unicom to bring the iPhone officially to China. It’ll have to compete with grey market imports, fakes, & Google?

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Jimdo: Free DIY Online Website Creator Finds Its China Niche

Jimdo: Free DIY Online Website Creator Finds Its China Niche

How and why DIY free online website creation service Jimdo expanded to China and the Chinese market. Competitors, setbacks, lessons learned, and tweaks made.

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Co-working For Networking Entrepreneurs In Shanghai

Co-working For Networking Entrepreneurs In Shanghai

Co-working has taken off in Shanghai, allowing entrepreneurs, independents, and freelancers to network and socialize while sharing office space and resources.

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Google Needs to Behave To Succeed, Say Chinese Bloggers

Google Needs to Behave To Succeed, Say Chinese Bloggers

BloggerInsight asks notable Chinese bloggers how CCTV’s recent attacks against Google will affect Google’s business in China. Their answers might not be pretty.

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Chinese Web Insights: CCTV’s Attacks Increased Google’s Traffic

Chinese Web Insights: CCTV’s Attacks Increased Google’s Traffic

Translation of a Hecaitou (well-known Chinese blogger) post on how CCTV’s recent attacks against Google for links to vulgar content has boosted Google’s traffic.

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Green Dam: Chinese Neitzens Are All “Children”

Green Dam: Chinese Neitzens Are All “Children”

A review of what many Chinese bloggers are saying about the recent “Green Dam Youth Escort” mandatory filtering software debacle: Flawed, dangerous, wasteful…

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Chinese Web Insights: Difficult To Understand 3G TV Ads

Chinese Web Insights: Difficult To Understand 3G TV Ads

Well-known Chinese brand strategy expert & advertising man Xu Dawei criticizes China Mobile & China Telecom’s 3G ad campaigns for not making much sense.

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Chinese Bloggers On The 20th Anniversary Of June 4th

Chinese Bloggers On The 20th Anniversary Of June 4th

A collection of blog posts by mainland Chinese bloggers concerning the censorship and memories surrounding the 20th anniversary of Tiananmen Square 1989.

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