Given low ad spending there, the network will find it difficult to monetize its huge subscriber base in this market.
When it comes to fundamental measures like revenue and profits, Facebook is still puny.
A few less-well-known names could join the big techs at the trough.
From China to local to search, there are plenty of opportunities -- and challenges.
The two flawed companies have a much better chance as one.
It remains to be seen whether the social network's efforts to drive user engagement will lead to ad sales.
If the Chinese search giant's platform takes off, it could drive significant mobile search volume for the company.
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