Fanfou

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Fanfou
Fanfoulogo 1.png
Type of site
microblogging
Available in Chinese:
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Website fanfou.com
Alexa rank Negative increase 53,307 (February 2014)[1]
Commercial Yes
Launched 12 May 2007 (2007-05-12)
Current status Active

Fanfou (Chinese: 饭否) is a Chinese microblogging (weibo) website. It was the first Twitter clone in China.

History[edit]

Fanfou.com was created by Wang on 12 May 2007, originally running on a LAMP stack, as a Twitter clone complete with APIs.

It received funding from Hewlett-Packard on 2 June 2009.[2]

It was closed on 7 July 2009 due to censorship,[3] reopening on 11 November 2010.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fanfou.com Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 
  2. ^ http://it.sohu.com/20090602/n264287711.shtml
  3. ^ http://www.iterasi.net/openviewer.aspx?sqrlitid=na92gi0mh0m6i5uo2jow1q
  4. ^ http://tech.sina.com.cn/i/2010-11-11/23354855959.shtml

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