China Online (Paperback)
Netspeak and Wordplay Used by Over 700 Million Chinese Internet Users
Tuttle Publishing, 9780804844369, 160pp.
Publication Date: March 10, 2015
List Price: 12.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Dive into China's new web-based subculture of tech-savy, subversive netizens with China Online Using Baidu, China's form of Google, young Chinese web-surfers are creating their own language on the Internet. With this book, you can get an insider's view of the way the new wave of Chinese youth communicates in code. Author and translator V ronique Michel guides you on a tour of the lifestyles inhabiting modern-day "tribes" on the Internet:
- The "Moonlight" or "Starlight" Tribe
- The "Ant" Tribe
- The "Corporate Insects"
- The "Diamond Man"