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Type of business Private
Type of site
Social networking service
Available in Multilingual
Founded 2003
Headquarters Taipei City, Taiwan
Country of origin Taiwan
Owner PIXNET Digital Media
Industry Internet
Website pixnet.net
Alexa rank Increase 81 (March 2016)
(#1 in Taiwan)[1]
Advertising Native
Launched 2003; 15 years ago (2003)
Current status Active

PIXNET is an online Taiwanese mobile photo sharing, blogging, and social networking service, started in 2003, that enables its users to store pictures or create blogs and share them either publicly or privately on its website. The service is also available as an application, PIXNET is available at the App Store and the Google Play Store.[2] The service has a large user following in the Greater China region.[clarification needed]


PIXNET was started in 2003 as an online photo hosting service for students, and over time evolved into a social network. In 2007 it received financial backing from the Hong Kong-based TOM Group. This backing supported the site's hosting by Amazon Web Services in order for it to grow; AWS processes over 10 million pictures every day.[3]

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  1. ^ "Pixnet.net Site Overview". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2016-03-02. 
  2. ^ PIXNET Mobile Control Panel - Google Play Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  3. ^ AWS Case Study: PIXNET Retrieved 2 March 2016.

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