Even though this app is the number one dating app in China, the company wants to be known for more than just that.
They have launched a campaign to help homeless cats and dogs in China. But it still doesn’t detract from the fact that many still peg Momo as a just 约炮 | yuē pào | hookup app.
If you didn’t already know, I’m Chinese by ethnicity, American by nationality, Asian-American by culture and Taiwanese by heritage.
Confusing, I know, like most Asian-Americans, it took me years to figure out what the difference was between race, ethnicity, heritage, and nationality.
My mother was born and raised in Taiwan to Taiwanese parents. These days, I’m an expat (an expatriate is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country and culture other than that of the person’s upbringing) living in Thailand and teaching in countries like China, Singapore, and Malyasia.
And in cities like Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Bangkok, and Chiang Mai, they are a notorious paradise for Western men who have a serious case of yellow fever and are literally shopping for Asian girls. Ironically, here in Asia I find it easier dating Western girls.
Pale skin is highly prized in Asia as a sign of high social status and not having to do outdoor labor; I see this emphasized all the time with skin bleaching creams and whitening ingredients used to promote 99% of all lotions, creams, and cosmetics sold to Asian girls here in Thailand and China.
As a result, Western girls in Asia, particularly highly Westernized areas like Shanghai or Bangkok, are often treated like trophies.
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