Social Networks is taking the lead place in Chinese digital life, said by Jeffery Zheng, the general manager of RenRen, East China region at Social Media Week HongKong.

The following chart given by Jeffery illustrates the user growth rate in each sector of Chinese web service. Although the Music, News and Search take the top 3 most popular online service for Chinese netizen, given the fact that social networks (SNS) has 262.8% growth rate in past two years, we can probably foresee the trend.

By end of October, 2010, RenRen has in total 170millions registered users. Among them, there are around 40millions university students, 98millions white collars, said Jeffery. He also mentioned that the daily active users are around 28millions and the average time spent on RenRen per day is around 60min.

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