on the evening of November 18th, Baidu CEO Robin Li today issued an open letter to all employees in the evening, CCTV reported its competitive ranking problem for the first time publicly made a statement.
Robin Li said that in recent years, the majority of the media, the majority of users of Baidu search experience, business operation and sales operation problems such as focus and focus on a show, Baidu will present problems comprehensive mining and presented to the Baidu brand image damage. He as the company’s CEO, in a very sad, with deep hatred and resentment at the same time, will also assume full responsibility, and we work together to tide over the difficulties.
Robin Li also reported on the media do not give money to stop the matter to be denied, saying that Baidu has never done, in the future will not.
Robin Li open letter reads as follows:
dear colleagues and partners:
on November 15th and 16, the two day, CCTV news on the column of the Baidu search results in the ranking of the existing problems, there are 30 consecutive years of competition in the management of the loopholes in the sales report.
this is the last time, the majority of the media, the majority of users of Baidu search experience, business operation and sales operation problems such as focus and focus on a show, Baidu will present problems comprehensive mining and show, Baidu brand image damage, but also damage the majority of users of Baidu PPC and the customer’s feelings. I as the company’s CEO, in a very sad, with deep hatred and resentment at the same time, will also assume full responsibility, and we work together to tide over the difficulties.
in the process of Baidu’s eight years of growth, we focus on the search for Chinese Internet users through the Chinese language search technology, to achieve from scratch, from challenge to leading achievements. Today, China has the largest number of Internet users to use Baidu, Baidu trust, which is the recognition of our hard work, but also for our technical, operational, service and other aspects of the higher requirements. As an industry leader, we are in the process of leading the development direction, also inevitably face even more severe adverse market environment, which requires us to each link, each detail to do better, to build a healthy industry ecosystem, in order to achieve its own development and the progress of the industry, we always adhere to the goal and ideal.
today we face the question and the criticism, is a challenge and an opportunity, let us calm down in the process of rapid growth, a profound reflection on their own path, see Baidu’s survival and development foundation and future direction. The company’s growth will experience pain, the curtain has only just opened, Baidu not only to our own more stringent requirements, but also to a more healthy direction plays a key role in leading Internet industry.
the ancients said, is wrong to change you. I sincerely look forward to working with my dear colleagues, with our greatest effort