13 Feb '11, 8am

Rivals say Facebook could be tough sell in China

Rivals say Facebook could be tough sell in China

HONG KONG: Facebook may be eyeing a move into mainland China, but web firms there cast doubt on whether the social networking giant can tap the monster market -- assuming authorities lift a ban on the site. China has the world's biggest internet population, with 420 million users and rising. It is a hugely lucrative landscape, but is also peppered with dominant domestic brands, technical hurdles and the threat of censorship. Beijing has set up a vast online censorship system sometimes dubbed the "Great Firewall of China" that aggressively blocks sites and snuffs out Internet content on topics considered sensitive. The system currently prevents most of the nation's web users from accessing Facebook. The key role the website played in anti-government protests in Egypt and Tunisia will not have gone unnoticed by China's communist rulers. But Facebook last week said it had ope...

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Facebook may be eyeing a move into China, but web firms there cast doubt on whether it can tap the monster market.

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