The app, backed by Weibo, now has 5 million active users each day. And it's now a unicorn.
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.
Whether it is because of its exceptional entrepreneurship, state support for innovation, or just the sheer giant population base, China undoubtedly has the worl...
China’s Twitter-esque Weibo now has 212 million monthly active users (MAUs), the company said today in its Q2 2015 earnings report.
Social media discussions of the Tianjin explosion are already being censored in China.
A mind of its own Most businesses have now integrated social media into their marketing strategies by creating and filling positions with digital professionals ...
New Weibo 'radar' feature just gave me a coupon for McDonalds. Apart from that, it's not very useful.
Weibo, China’s Twitter-esque social network, has invested US$142 million into China’s biggest taxi app startup.
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...