Date
21 November 2017
Baidu is going the extra mile in its search engine results to satisfy the needs of Chinese internet users.
Baidu is going the extra mile in its search engine results to satisfy the needs of Chinese internet users.

Baidu search: Enlightenment — and entertainment

When you don’t understand a word, what do you do? 

Just try Googling it, comes the obvious answer in this Internet age.

But what if you are in China where Google services are often blocked by authorities?

Sure, no problem, look it up on Baidu!  

Actually, you may find that the Chinese search giant can offer much beyond the usual text description, giving you a pleasant surprise and also providing some entertainment. 

That is because Baidu has started using graphic art and illustrations to explain the meanings of some words and phrases, a thing which is already proving to be a hit with netizens.

Now, learn a few Chinese words by trying the following:

(Click on the English words or copy the Chinese words to the Baidu search engine)

Rotate

Reverse

Waggle

Jump

Blink

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