Asian Social Media Equivalents [infographic]

The World of Social Media EquivalentsAt the homepage of Thomas Crampton, we found these interesting infographics each of them showing which social media platforms that are used in Asian countries China, Japan and Korea respectively.

The outer circles of the infographics illustrate the social media platforms commonly used in the western world, whereas the inner circles present the equivalents to these in the Asian countries.

The different types of platforms represented are social networks, message boards, blogging platforms, micro-blogging platforms, platforms of instant messaging, video sharing, photo sharing etc. At Crampton’s homepage, readers have left comments with suggestions of other elements to add to the infographics.

Take a look at each of them here – and let us know what other platforms you would like to include?


Infographic of social media equivalents in China:

The World of Social Media Equivalents


Infographic of social media equivalents in Japan:

The World of Social Media Equivalents


Infographic of social media equivalents in Korea:

The World of Social Media Equivalents




Weibo – a Chinese Social Media platform

“You don’t have Facebook in China?”Weibo-logo

“No. And also no Youtube, twitter, Instagram…”

“….”

I am Ursula from China, working with Social Media in Denmark. Whenever I start a conversation around Chinese social media, it probably goes like this. This blog post is not written to criticize the Great Firewalls or censorship in China, but to give you an overview of the most popular social network in China called Weibo.

 
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