Thursday, October 23, 2014

Zuckerberg, Speaking Chinese, Shows Up at Beijing Forum - NYTimes.com

A busy week for U.S. tech company CEOs in China

"He said that while he knows more words in Mandarin, his wife also speaks Cantonese and has much better listening comprehension than he does. “One time I asked her, why is my listening comprehension so bad?” Mr. Zuckerberg said. “She said, ‘Your listening comprehension in English is also bad.’”

Mr. Zuckerberg’s new association with Tsinghua University shows how Facebook is playing the long game in China. The hope appears to be that engagement with China, along with Facebook’s current operations selling advertisements to Chinese companies, will help the company some day open a form of its website in China."
Zuckerberg, Speaking Chinese, Shows Up at Beijing Forum - NYTimes.com
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