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Snatch a red envelope

Literally meaning to “snatch a red envelope,” this has led to public concern as China’s three major Internet companies Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent have joined up with businesses and gone against tradition to give gift money to users a week before the Spring Festival. According to tradition, red envelopes are handed out during the holiday.

Added on Feb 28, 2015 | Last updated on Feb 28, 2015 | 327 Buzzes


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