Web2.0 is potentially a very Chinese thing. One of the most important words in the Chinese language is guanxi. It means relationship. Whatever you think about the term Web2.0, the point is that social networking and relationship-building are at the core of today’s most exciting web innovations. The Chinese happen to be the most natural and skilled social networkers on earth.
(Rebecca MacKinnon – Chinese Bloggers: ‘Everybody is Somebody’)
Todays apps celebrate Chinese beta culture.