The influence of the Internet and Social Media in China
You might know 90% of professional buyers begin their search on the internet. There are a total of 3.47 million requests every minute on Baidu.
There are several search engine in China, but Baidu is the leading search engine in the Chinese Internet.
It is also ranked 5th in the world (http://www.alexa.com/topsites/global). Knowing facebook and twitter blocked by the great firewall, China had Weibo 微 博 (470 million Tencent Weibo 腾讯 微 博 accounts, 400 million Sina Weibo 新浪 微 博 accounts) and RenRen 人人 网 or 校内 网 (with 162 million accounts) in 2012.