Yahoo China Launches Social Networking Service

Yahoo China has launched a social networking service called Yahoo Space, according to a Reuters report.

The move is part of Yahoo China's plan to focus on its online community this year in cooperation with Alibaba, which provides an online trading platform, according to Reuters. Alibaba took over Yahoo China in November 2005.

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