New Weibo 'radar' feature just gave me a coupon for McDonalds. Apart from that, it's not very useful.
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.
Weibo, China’s Twitter-esque social network, has invested US$142 million into China’s biggest taxi app startup.
Copycat. It's a word that has almost become synonymous with China's tech scene over the past decade. But is that fair? Why do Chinese companies copy?
The Apple CEO has drawn in over 100,000 followers in 30 minutes on Chinese social media.
Quote Tweet might make Twitter's bite-sized info bits a little chunkier.
Weibo, China’s Twitter-like social network, continues to grow – albeit slowly. Weibo ended 2014 with 175.7 million monthly active users (MAUs).
It's officially the year of the sheep, and as usual, Sina Weibo exploded on the eve of the holiday.
Now that 2015 is in full swing, it’s a good time to look at the main numbers in web, mobile, and social media usage in China.
If you're promoting your WeChat account on Weibo, you'd better stop it. Sina says it may silence and even ban users caught doing that after noon today.
This is what happens when an unconfirmed Weibo post gets spun into a grabby story for headlines.
When it comes to internet fame in China, few people can rival Japanese porn star and all-around entertainer Sola Aoi. Although pornography is technically illega...
IFTTT adds support for Weibo, which makes it a little easier for Chinese to scale the Great Firewall
IFTTT, the useful service that lets you connect your web accounts and automate cross-posting, has just added support for China’s Weibo.
As the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong continue to grow, people from all over the world are watching and debating the merits of the demonstration. But on Si...
In honor of its IPO, Alibaba posted photos of the company's good old days on social media.
The Twitter-esque Sina Weibo (NASDAQ:WB) is now up to 156.5 million monthly active users (MAUs), according to the company’s Q2 2014 earnings.
Today the Weibo app got an update on iOS that enables video recording, uploading, and playing those videos directly in Weibo.
They’re not meant to replace WeChat or Weibo – indeed, many of these specialist social apps integrate with the country’s top social networks.
While there's still a lot of censorship, China's government is now taking a far more subtle approach to grooming its image using social media. Here's how.
More than six months after China’s Twitter-esque Sina Weibo launched a mobile wallet, the social network is about to roll out user-to-user money transfers.
Yesterday at the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai, Weibo CEO Wang Gaofei revealed that 70 percent of the company’s daily active users access its service on a mobile...
China's Weibo pulled in $67.5 million in revenue in Q1 2014. This is the first earnings report since its IPO.
WeComics is like China’s answer to Bitstrips. Not only is it the same idea – user-created comics shareable over social media – but WeComics is emulating the Can...
Weibo’s shares made their IPO debut at a mere $16.27, but the share price soon climbed up gradually.
Let’s look at all the facts and stats you need to know about Weibo, China's latest tech IPO to hit Wall Street.
Only 16.8 million of Weibo’s 20 million shares have been sold, meaning that Sina Weibo will raise just $286 million from its IPO - not the $400+ million that so...
Qin Zhihui – or as he's known online, Qin Huohuo – was sentenced today to three years in prison and denied appeal on charges of defamation.
Weibo yesterday made a final amendment to its prospectus, showing the social network's financial performance during the first quarter of this year.
Another scathing report documenting Sina Weibo's decline hit the press yesterday, just one week before the Twitter of China lists on the US stock market.
Sina Weibo will price its shares in the US$17 to $19 range. If it debuts at the top of that range, Weibo will raise $437 million.
The omen: the sad decline of “China’s Facebook” shows why you should avoid the IPO of “China’s Twitter”
Sina Weibo, often heralded as China’s answer to Twitter, will soon IPO in the US. It’s a good chance for investors around the world to get a slice of the social...