Facebook’s interest in mainland China has prompted it to create a photo-sharing application that has been released discreetly, without the social network’s brand being attached.
In May, Facebook quietly launched a photo-sharing app called Colorful Balloons in China, where the social networking site is banned, according to a report in The New York Times.
Facebook launched a photo-sharing app called Colorful Balloons in China under the name of a different company, in a shift from the company’s public campaign to woo Beijing officials who have blocked the social network.
The photo-sharing app in China does not carry the company's name
Facebook anonymously launched a new photo-sharing app in China in a new effort to make inroads in the world's most populous country.
Facebook has largely been shut out of China since 2009, but that isn't stopping it from getting involved in the country... albeit in very roundabout ways. The New York Times has learned that Facebook released a photo sharing app in China,…