The agenda-setting effect has been widely talked in political setting, but it fits equally well in the business world through creating prevailing commercial thoughts that could inspire new business trends.

Since 2015, Jack Ma has been touting the idea that China is progressing from an information technology era to data technology era, which underlines Alibaba’s commercial plans for the coming years.

A most recent proposition from Chinese Internet opinion leaders is “Second Half” by Wang Xing, CEO of Meituan Dianping.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.