China Internet Museum


The eight years after 2005 when the number of China’s netizens exceeded 100 million for the first time is the rapid development stage. At this stage, the construction of broadband networks were upgraded into the national strategy, meanwhile the numbers of China’s netizens kept rapidly increasing and the online retailing and social networking became new highlights of the industry, and mobile Internet drove the Internet development into a new phase. Furthermore, the Internet governance system was going forward and continuously improving in the exploring process. We are now at the integration and innovation stage. Since China proposed to build a strong cyber power as a strategy in 2014, innovations in the Internet industry have been more deeply integrated with all aspects of economic and social life, meanwhile the Internet plus Initiative has advanced Internet-based industrial development in an all-round way, and Internet governance has entered into a new phase of reinforced coordination.

  1. 2005

    2005: The First Year of Blog

    In 2005, Web2.0 changed the Internet.In this year, the number of Chinese Internet users exceeded 100 million...

  2. 2006

    2006: Web2.0 Popularization

    In 2006, Internet was popularized in China. The number of netizens registered 137 million, 26 million more than the previous year...

  3. 2007
  4. 2008
  5. 2009
  6. 2010

    2010: The First Year of Weibo in China

    The year of 2010 was the most eventful year for Chinese Internet industry: from the copyright disputes among video websites and the "sales war" among group-buying websites...

  7. 2011
  8. 2012
  9. 2013
  10. 2014