Baidu Map Shows Mass Homeward Migration for Chinese New Year

Baidu Map Shows Mass Homeward Migration for Chinese New Year


The largest human migration on earth is happening this week in China as hundreds of millions of Chinese cross the country to join their families and friends in time for the Chinese New Year tomorrow.

Baidu, the largest search engine in China’s, has captured this incredible exodus in an interactive map. The data is sourced from smartphones connected to the internet with Baidu Maps or other location enabled services offered by the Chinese internet giant. The largest source of location-based data in China, Baidu Maps has over 200 million registered users and receives more than 3.5 billion requests a day.

You can view the interactive map here. Xin Nian Kuai Le!

Written by Yusuf
Yusuf
Yusuf is Head of Digital at TranslateMedia. He has an interest in how technology can help businesses achieve their marketing objectives. He's been working in digital marketing and web development since 2001 across a wide range of industries and clients.

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