Update on July 26: The information regarding Facebook’s registration has been taken down from the site. According to media reports, it is because Facebook hasn’t gained solid approval from the Cyberspace Administration of China. Also, Facebook’s Hangzhou subsidiary was set to be an innovation center that aimed to help the tech community and startups, instead of a social network.

Facebook is getting serious about China.

According to Tianyancha, a database that compiles companies’ public information in China, Facebook set up a subsidiary, Facebook Technology (Hangzhou) Limited, in Hangzhou. The subsidiary is 100% owned by Facebook Hong Kong Limit, with funding of $30 million. Facebook applied for the registration on July 18, according to the site.

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Jiefei Liu

Jiefei Liu is a Beijing based tech reporter. She focuses on the union of tech and content creation and loves agriculture. You can write to her at Jiefei@technode.com