Do you want to buy something online, but found that the Chinese do not often use Amazon?
In the first part of this two part blog post, we take a look at five popular apps which the Chinese use daily, and that can make your life in China much more convenient.
Do you want to make Chinese friends online, but they don’t use Facebook or Twitter?
Popular Western app services like Twitter or Facebook have been blocked in Mainland China for over five years.
With such a giant mobile market and great variety of app stores, the world of China’s apps is like a mobile jungle if you are not familiar with it.
What’s on Weibo has therefore selected a top 10 of useful and funny Chinese apps for you: .
(Lower case letters spell words which are changed into Chinese characters).
Latin alphabet abbreviations (rather than Chinese characters) are also sometimes used to evade censorship.