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.

China to hit 488 million Social Network users by 2015

In China, Renren and Sina Weibo are dominant players in the social network market. They can be seen as the “Facebook” and “Twitter” ...

  • February 24, 2011
  • at 9:19 pm
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In China, Selling Microblogs is Good Business

When most of us dearly cherish the group of followers we painstakingly gathered on our microblogs, others like @jiuhongbinglan, a Sina Weibo...

  • February 21, 2011
  • at 4:34 pm
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The State of China’s Twitter, Sina Weibo

Sina Weibo is growing fast in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. It currently has over 50 million users and is expecting to hit 100 million by the...

  • January 21, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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China Police Tweets with the Public

We have a list of 18 really interesting ways people are using Twitter and that includes stopping bicycle thieves in Boston. We’re seeing ...

  • January 5, 2011
  • at 2:27 pm
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China’s Internet Growth, Statistics and Online Behavior

China (中国) is the next big thing. Everyone wants a piece of the market. To date, China has over 420 million Internet users with double-d...

  • December 29, 2010
  • at 9:50 pm
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The Twitter War in China

In a race to gain supremacy in China’s microblog sector, Sina Weibo, Sohu.com and Tencent are giving all out to win the battle. The fight ...

  • February 24, 2011
  • at 2:43 am
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China’s Twitter sites Censor ‘Egypt’ Search

The word ‘Egypt’ (埃及) was censored today by several micro-blogging sites in China, the AFP reported. I did a search on Egypt on Chin...

  • January 29, 2011
  • at 10:12 pm
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China’s Twitter wants 1 million users in Hong Kong by end of 2011

China’s Twitter, Sina Weibo is gaining steam among Chinese users. The micro-blogging service has over 50 million users, including 500,000 ...

  • January 18, 2011
  • at 1:34 pm
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What Twitter Could Learn from China’s Sina Weibo

Twitter is the world’s first and largest micro-blogging site and is gaining steam across the world. Unfortunately it isn’t gaining any i...

  • January 4, 2011
  • at 1:25 am
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Google says China is Heart of the Internet

Back in March, Google shut its search engine and redirected Chinese users to its unfiltered Hong Kong site. The action was triggered by Goog...

  • December 14, 2010
  • at 1:06 am
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