6park

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6park
Web address http://6park.com/
Commercial? Yes
Type of site Internet forum
Available in Chinese
Launched 17 July 2003

6park (Chinese: ; pinyin: Liu Yuan) is a Chinese Internet forum specializing in community-written news, launched in 2003. Its Chinese name means a place which made people are reluctant to leave. It is a "mega-BBS" with forums for subjects as diverse as economics, health, politics, and online movies,etc., but its style is unique and unrelated to other mega-BBSes such as 2channel. Meanwhile, it is worth noticing that 6park is becoming one of the most important Internet platforms for oversea Chinese people.

It is often critical of the Chinese government and for that reason is blocked by Chinese censors, though it has a large community of overseas Chinese students and expatriates from around the world, especially outside the United States.

It has been mentioned in news sources such as Hua Sheng Online as a way for Chinese people living overseas to get news.[1] The website does provide news from China, besides also translate news from foreign media,such as newspaper, television and websites.

According to the article 《oversea Chinese websites situation research》 from 《Phoenix Weekly》 which is the magazine of Phoenix Telesion[www.ifeng.com],6park is the number one oversea Chinese website [1], ranked around 1100 in the whole world [2].Furthermore,6park is developing steadily,it has a very good financial performance which compares with other oversea Chinese websites.6park uses Ip located technology to post different advertisement in different countries and focus on different member groups.It improves advertising effects obviously and bring a great benefit of profit for 6park.Thus, 6park also founded yeeyi.com in 2007 .It is a new vertical website which focus on Chinese people in Australia, and becomes number two [3] oversea Chinese website in this country(6park is the number one)

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《Phoenix weekly》:oversea Chinese websites situation research--http://www.peacehall.com/news/gb/china/2010/03/201003312332.shtml

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