Posts Tagged: sina weibo

Sina’s microblogging service Sina Weibo has been called a Twitter clone, but it’s far more than that. China’s preeminent homegrown microblogging service has a decidedly different feel than Twitter, and despite the fact that it’s carefully censored, it has become the premier platform for important political and social discourse in China. It may not be the most profitable social media site on China’s web, but it it just might be the most important one.

Instagram for Android Arrives, But Missing Sina Weibo Support

The massively popular Instagram app has just arrived on Android – but, oddly, it is missing the support for Sina Weibo, China’s ...

  • April 4, 2012
  • at 11:02 am
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Han Han Finally Starts Using Weibo

Han Han, one of China’s most popular bloggers and certainly its most popular author-slash-race-car-driver, has posted a new article to...

  • April 2, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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How to Post to Sina Weibo Without Registering Your Real Name

Well, we’re a couple weeks into the real-name regulations at Sina Weibo, and it seems like none of the weirdness is going away. Plenty...

  • March 30, 2012
  • at 1:45 pm
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Flipboard Aims for 5 Million Chinese Downloads This Year

Flipboard pushed out the iPhone version of its localized app for China last week – and now the startup is saying that it aims to have ...

  • March 27, 2012
  • at 4:30 pm
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1000+ Sina Weibo Enterprise Accounts Are From Overseas, U.S Dominates

So according to Sina Weibo’s recent white paper in Chinese, there are over 130,565 enterprise accounts on Sina Weibo and we know that ...

  • March 26, 2012
  • at 2:58 pm
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Restaurants Dominate Sina Weibo Enterprise Accounts

Sina has just released a lengthy white paper report on its enterprise weibo accounts, and the results are quite interesting. It’s a lo...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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More Strange Things on Post-Real-Name Sina Weibo

As the realities of real-name regulation on Sina Weibo begin to set in, we thought we’d check in with an update to yesterday’s p...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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March 16 Deadline is Here, Unregistered Accounts Still Posting on Weibo

Today is March 16. In other words, this is zero hour for microblog real-name registration in China, or at least it was supposed to be. Turns...

  • March 16, 2012
  • at 1:08 pm
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Sina Weibo Allows ‘Real Name’ Registration Via SMS, Can Be Cheated

China’s top microblog services, such as Sina Weibo, are just two days away from enacting new ‘real name’ regulations that ...

  • March 14, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Decoding Sina Weibo’s Real-Name Strategy

It’s no secret that Sina Weibo’s laissez-faire attitude towards implementing real-name registration and controlling (false) coup...

  • April 2, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Sina, Tencent Weibo Punished for Spreading Rumors [UPDATED: All Comments Banned]

According to a Xinhua report from late Friday evening, a spokesman from China’s National Internet Information Office has announced tha...

  • March 31, 2012
  • at 1:22 am
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Australian Politician Engages Chinese Votes on Sina Weibo

A couple of days ago we told you about how some businesses outside of China are taking advantage of the Sina Weibo platform to reach Chinese...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Sell to Me: How Sina Users Feel About Enterprise Weibo Accounts

Thinking about setting up an enterprise weibo account for your company, business, or pyramid scheme? Sina has a whole report for you —...

  • March 26, 2012
  • at 9:15 pm
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Sina’s Biggest Enterprise Weibo Accounts Are Pretty Big

Yesterday, we took a quick first look at Sina’s enterprise weibo white paper. Enterprise weibo accounts are a big part of Sina’s...

  • March 23, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Flipboard Brings iPhone App to China, and Brings Chinese Content to the World

Back in December everyone’s favorite reader application, Flipboard for iPad, made its way into China by partnering with Chinese intern...

  • March 22, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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Very Strange Things Are Happening with Sina Weibo’s “Real-Name” Registration

We’ve been talking about real-name registration for microblogs in China for some time now, and today that day might finally be here. B...

  • March 18, 2012
  • at 12:19 pm
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Weipocalypse Now: With Real-Name Deadline Looming, the Numbers Don’t Look Great

Tomorrow is March 16, the deadline imposed by the Beijing government for the implementation of real-name registration on microblogs like Sin...

  • March 15, 2012
  • at 3:45 pm
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DeNA Recruits Another Mobage China Partner in Sina Weibo

Continuing its recruitment drive of China Mobage partners, Japanese social gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) just announced what may very well be...

  • March 12, 2012
  • at 3:20 pm
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