We all call it the Internet, but we see very different things. Given the existence of China’s Great Firewall (and the unique preferences of China’s netizens), some have said that China has an Intranet, not an Internet.
If that’s true, what are the differences between American and Chinese social networking sites? What about the differences between the dizzying array of Chinese social networking sites?
The below graphic, which had made the rounds on China’s social media since last year, purports to see these differences through American eyes. But it may say more about Chinese preferences than American ones. Tea Leaf Nation translates.