Mumbai, Mar 12 (UNI) Globe7 HK, owned by India-based Northgate Technologies and Tencent Holdings, owners of China's largest Internet portal, have announced a strategic partnership for building and marketing a student-oriented social networking platform for China.
Called 'Longhaier', the Internet portal will offer online forum, campus information and gates, and other interactive Web applications and also will provide extensive information on study abroad, job placement and scholarship opportunities, the companies said.
Globe7 HK is a diversified Web 2.0 development company, Longhaier will offer opportunities for teenagers and students to share their lives and communicate with each other. The site will help students prepare for academic testing, find jobs and will also provide online communities, gaming and entertainment.
Tencent has successfully created a large Internet community with QQ.com, which has wide popularity, particularly among young Internet users. QQ is a leader in expanding ways of using the Internet.
Globe7's parent Company, India-based Northgate Technologies, created Bharat Student, one of India's largest and fastest growing social networking sites, with emphasis on students and education.
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