Oak Pacific Interactive merge Renren and Kaixin users
On Sept 17th, Chinese social networking site Renren.com(previously named Xiaonei.com) announced to open up to users of another leading Chinese SNS site Kaixin.com, Renren.com or Kaixin.com to use both websites without repeated registration or login. This move will make huge influence in SNS market in China, as the overall registered users number of the two websites exceed more than 100 million. Both Renren.com and Kaixin.com are owned by Oak Pacific Interactive Inc.
However, the game sectors and users’ friend relations on the two websites will continue to be operated independently.
Oak Pacific Interactive previously announced plans to change the name of its Xiaonei.com to Renren.com and so far the website has 70 million registered users. Oak Pacific Interactive’s Kaixin.com was founded in October 2008 and the website has gained seven million registered users since then.