Number of online visitors to Shanghai World Expo exceeds 50 million

16:49, July 30, 2010      

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As a great innovation of the Shanghai World Expo, the online Expo is even more popular.

Over 50 million netizens have visited, with the total number of netizens entering the Web site exceeding 1 billion, according to statistics from the Tencent Web site, which is in charge of building of the official Expo Web site.

Moreover, the number of visitors to the Tencent Expo Web site through mobile phones even reached 324 million.

Netizens participating in the online Expo activities are full of enthusiasm and many bright spots have appeared on the online Expo.

The Web site has conducted a survey on the online Expo acceptance degree and shows that over 98 percent of netizens pay close attention to the Shanghai World Expo and at the same time, the Internet has become the most important way for netizens to visit the Expo, reaching nearly 96 percent.

In addition, 23 percent of netizens have visited the Expo through mobile phones and their enthusiasm to visit the Expo on the Internet has surpassed that of traditional ways such as the TV.

By Ye Xin, People's Daily Online


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