As we spend a lot of time on the internet in China, we often find ourselves thinking about social media and the increasing role it plays in China’s youth culture. With social media games like Happy Farm taking over the web and millions flocking to popular websites like kaixin on a daily basis, it’s an understatement to say that China’s social media represents a revolution in the way the internet is used. But as much as we read about it, it’s hard to say that we know anything definitively about it.
For all of us struggling to wrap our minds around China’s burgeoning internet, here’s a nice primer powerpoint presentation by Mindy Zhang, a junior at Wharton (via Thomas Crampton). It’s got the same appeal as the internet: easy to understand, easy to use, and informative without being overwhelming. We hope she got an A!