This is Part 1 of a series that explores the companies of the Chinese web.

Within China, the world’s largest internet population, lies an internet ecosystem similar to that in the West. At times, the Chinese web can be very foreign, indeed; access to websites and services Westerners take for granted are restricted for Mainland China internet users.

For example, Facebook and YouTube are staples of Western web usage, yet there is insignificant Chinese web usage as they are restricted in the Middle Kingdom.

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David Fallarme

David (@davelocity) is a marketing professional focused on digital communications. He’s done marcom for Electronic Arts, United Way, Toyota and Hershey. Having worked in Toronto, Seoul, Shanghai and...