Tianya Club


Tianya Club

Tianya Club is one of the most popular Internet forums in China. It was founded on 14 February 1999. [ [http://www.alexa.com/data/details/traffic_details?url=tianya.cn Alexa statistics] ]

Politicians have used Tianya Club to campaign, answer questions from constituents, and gather grassroots support. [ [http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2006-04/14/content_567975.htm County mayor solicits advice at popular online community] , "China Daily", 14 April 2006]

It has also been involved in Chinese news stories such as a revival of the 1995 Tsinghua University poisoning story about Zhu Ling. [ [http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2006-01/13/content_512136.htm Lab poisoning mystery triggers debate] , "China Daily", 13 January 2006]

Tianya Club is the exposure place of hoax Hanxin. It is also the original exposure place of 2007 Chinese slave scandal.

Tianya Club is also famous for its Social Search, which also named "renrou" search. For example, during January 2008 of Edison Chen photo scandal, the Tianya Club users search out the involved girl star by their shadow-photo in newspaper.

References

External links

* [http://www.tianya.cn/ Tianya Club] Zh icon
* [http://www.zonaeuropa.com/20050911_1.htm The Most Popular Forum Post Ever In China]


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