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Hao123


https://www.hao123.com/

     
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Launched 1999
Closed No



Developer Li, Xingping



Country of Origin China



Owner



Topic Universal



Region



Technology
and/or
Strategy



Used SeEn



Older Version Internet Archive / WebCite



Hao123 started in 1999 as a kind of web portal for Chinese sites. It is developed by Xingping Li and is based in Beijing, China. In 2004 the side was acquired by Baidu. Today it works as a web portal with typical functionalities like weather, mail or games and so on and witch offers a web search. The side is under the most popular web sites and was the 5th in China, but the side is also known as a so called browser hijacker or virus, which directs user automatically to her side trough browser changes and more. Next to the Chinese version there are an English, Arabian, Portuguese and Thai version of the side [kd2016].



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Features & Functionality

After sending a search query the result page of Baidu is shown for the query [kd2016].



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References & further Publications

Wikipedia (EN): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hao123
Wikipedia (Others): https://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hao123%E7%BD%91%E5%9D%80%E4%B9%8B%E5%AE%B6
     

Other Sources

CrunchBase: Hao123.com URL: https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/hao123-com#/entity
ONG, JOSH (27 Jul '12): Chinese Web titan Baidu dips into Brazil with Portuguese version of Hao123 directory URL: http://thenextweb.com/la/2012/07/27/chinese-web-titan-baidu-dips-into-brazil-with-portuguese-version-of-hao123-directory/#gref




Created: 2016-01-21