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LIHKG Forum (Chinese: 連登, Cantonese Yale: Lìhndāng) is a multi-category forum website based in Hong Kong. The website has gained popularity since the launch in 2016, and is often referred to as the Hong Kong version of Reddit.
Type of site
|Available in||Traditional Chinese|
|Area served||Hong Kong|
|Alexa rank||17 (Hong Kong, July 2019)|
Threads with more up-votes and replies appear towards the top of topic sections and, if they receive sufficient votes and replies, ultimately on the site's "Popular" section.
Registration of membership is restricted to people with a Hong Kong ISP or an institution of higher education email address located in Hong Kong. Registered members may create threads on the site, while uploading contents such as text posts, hyperlinks or images. The posts then receive replies and may be voted up or down by other members. Posts are separated into various categories and are then grouped in the "Chat" category.
- LIHKG can be viewed without an account but registration is required to submit, comment or vote.
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