Friday, April 11, 2008

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Chinese networking land site diggings Digg

One of the many, many, many, many, many societal webs in People'S Republic Of People'S Republic Of China - did we advert there are many societal web clons in China? - CityN, which was released last month, is taking a page from San Francisco's Digg and introducing some Digg-like features.

Naturally, it is tweaking the service for its immature Chinese users. Because Chinese Internet users don't necessarily lend to the Web and submit news articles, CityN takes attention of pulling together the news stories, said CityN co-founder St Simon Chan.

But at the same time, Chinese Internet users like to share their taste sensations by vote and leaving comments. On CityN, they can assist rank the most popular articles and show their friends what they're reading.

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