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January 17, 2013

China set to surpass 600M Social Media Users in 2013



With 600M Social Media Users, This is China's Web in 2013: With 600 Million Social Media Users, This is China’s Web in 2013  China now has 564 million internet users and 420 million mobile web users. Now the We Are Social team has put the whole Chinese internet landscape into context – and infographics – in this giant report released today.

The Chinese social media scene has, of course, seen huge growth alongside growing web penetration. 50.9 million new netizens were added in the country in 2012. There are now 597.6 million people (out of 1.34 billion in population) active on the nation’s top social network, QZone, which is made by local web giant Tencent). With 41 percent of the populace being under the age of 40, that’s good news for social networks – and social marketing – in China.

Jan 17, 2013 at 16:07 PM by Steven Millward, in Asia, Social Media, Web