BBC News – Why some English words are controversial in China – mirrors the handwringing in other countries like France
Foxconn focuses on social with deal to invest up to $9.6m in microblogging service Mig33 – interesting move. Mig33 is a social network that is big in Iraq and Pakistan focusing on culturally sensitive definition of fun and has struggled with the move to Android. I didn’t realise that Mig33 own Alivenotdead which is big in Chinese music circles for fan engagement
Behind The Music (Video): How Important Are Videos to Both Artists and Brands? – with just 5 seconds, product placements in music videos can create 35%+ brand lift—the same 35-60 second placements.
Gerry Conway: The ComiXology Outrage | Comicbook.com – pretty much how I feel about it
Why China is censoring ‘The Big Bang Theory’ but not ‘Game of Thrones’ | Quartz – most likely explanation