SFCC Training: The Ins and Outs of Chinese Social Media-Jeremy Goldkorn

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Date(s) - Tuesday, May 21 2013
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
Twelve at Hengshan

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Jeremy Goldkorn

 Tuesday, May 21st

5:30 p.m.

More than half a billion people in China use the Internet, and more than a billion use a mobile phone. They’re all connected to China’s social media platforms, which altogether create the largest news wire the world has ever seen. In this training session, Jeremy Goldkorn will offer a practical guide to the various websites and services that comprise Chinese social media, including Sina Weibo, WeChat, Renren, Douban and Youku etc. He’ll teach you how to best use them to keep abreast of chatter and trends and to gather information about breaking news for the purposes of journalistic, academic or business research. 

Tuesday, May 21st 

Venue: Twelve at Hengshan, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Hengshan Room I, 12 Hengshan Lu, near Gao’an Lu

衡山路12号, 近高安路

Time: Tuesday, May 21  5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Event starts at 6:00 p.m. 

Admission:  100 RMB for members; 300 RMB for non-members

Price includes: A glass of wine and an assortment of hor d’oeuvres

About the speaker:

Jeremy Goldkorn has lived in China since 1995. In 2003, he founded Danwei.com, a popular website about Chinese media and Internet that evolved into a research firm. Danwei was acquired by the Financial Times in early 2013. Jeremy remains the director of Danwei, whose main business is researching the Chinese Internet, media and government publications to help companies and funds make better decisions about their brands and investments in China.

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