Mark Zuckerberg wants to reconnect with China
Facebook has been cut off and censored from one of the biggest developing market, China. However, speculation reveals that there are talks of opening Facebook in the China market. Reports suggest that founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook met with some of China’s top technology leaders.
Time and again Zuckerberg has indicated that he would like to explore the Chinese market that is more than one billion people. In a talk earlier this year Zuckerberg said he is hoping to figure out the
right partnerships that we would need to do in China to succeed on our terms
This was when he was talking to aspiring entrepreneurs in the US. He has reported to also have said that
It’s such an important part of the world. I mean, how can you connect the world if you leave out
Facebook spokeswoman denied the reports and has said that Zuckerberg is only vacationing in China.
A Times of India reports suggests that China had 420 million internet users as of June. It added that according to an estimate, Chinese social networking sites had 176 million users last year, up 68 percent from a year ago. To know more on Facebook’s attempt to get into China, see the Times of India article.