Shenma

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Shenma Inc.
Type of site
Private
FoundedApril 2014; 5 years ago (2014-04)
HeadquartersBeijing, China
OwnerAlibaba Group and UCWeb
Key peopleLiang Jie, President
IndustryInternet
Websitesm.cn
Alexa rankIncrease 17,213 (Global, January 2018)[1]

Shenma Inc. (Chinese: 神马搜索; pinyin: Shénmǎ Sōusuǒ; literally: 'god horse search') is a "mobile-first" search engine for China that was launched in April 2014.[2] It is a joint venture between Alibaba Group and UCWeb.[3][4] In April 2017, according to China Internet Watch, Shenma had an 8.8% of the China search engine market share, which made it the second most used search engine after Baidu.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cm.cn Site Overview". Alexa Internet. Archived from the original on February 1, 2018. Retrieved January 31, 2018.
  2. ^ Alibaba, UCWeb Team Up In Mobile Search Archived 2017-09-08 at the Wayback Machine, Forbes, April 28, 2014
  3. ^ Alibaba, UCWeb plan mobile-search joint venture Archived 2018-02-01 at the Wayback Machine, MarketWatch, Apr 28, 2014
  4. ^ Alibaba, UCWeb Team Up In Mobile Search Archived 2017-09-08 at the Wayback Machine, Forbes magazine, Apr 28. 2014