There has been a massive debate in Chinese media, blogosphere about whether Facebook will fit in Chinese users’ taste when it finally lands at China. Unfortunately, from what I read, many of the comments are not positive at Facebook’s Chinese adventure. I even heard of a joke saying that the pronunciation of Facebook in Chinese is similar to Fei Si Bu Ke which written in Chinese could be 非死不可 meaning Doomed to Die. Controversially, the clones of Facebook in China seem evolving quickly and very well. Xiaonei, Yeejee and Hainei are the three very popular ones.

Kevin sent me an invitation to his new product yesterday. This site u.discuz.net is IP authenticated and it is not even open for registration (thanks to team, I managed to log in), but I bet you can recognize immediately what it will be. Yup, it is a Facebook, be precisely a mini-Facebook (I am not quite sure what exactly this produce is called) .

So what we got here. Besides those common top menus Profile, Friends, Message, you also got an Admin menu which leads to a administration panel where you can manage your content in batch, e.g. delete multiple photos you uploaded, change the Theme etc. The applications, it has Mini-blog, Blog and Photos. Recalling what Kevin told me in the interview,

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Gang Lu

Dr. Gang Lu - Founder of TechNode. He's a Blogger, a Geek, a PhD and a Speaker, with passion in Tech, Internet and R'N'R.