China, the world’s most populous country at 1.3 billion people, has blocked its citizens from accessing Facebook. It doesn’t appear that this will change anytime soon. At a recent social media conference in Hong Kong, Facebook’s North Asia director, Jayne Leung, said the social network currently has no plans to make a move into China.
Mediabistro Event Social Media Marketing Boot Camp, an online event and workshop starting June 6, 2013. Lisa will share a case study on how the hit show uses Twitter to build interest and buzz around upcoming segments. Learn more about our our twelve event speakers and register here.
Many Facebook users are still angry with the site for implementing timeline. They’re not alone. According to TechRadar, a Chinese Pinterest-like site — Cubic Network — has sued Facebook, claiming that the company stole the idea for timeline.