Alibaba's E-Commerce App Has a Social Network Facebook Would Love

China's largest online shopping company is building a social network that keeps users buying more. Vice Chairman Joseph Tsai explains how.

Alibaba Blends E-Commerce and Social Media

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has tried to shake the perception that it's just the EBay Inc. or Amazon.com Inc. of China, by pushing into social media and entertainment and actively investing in startups like Snapchat Inc.

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