It's officially the year of the sheep, and as usual, Sina Weibo exploded on the eve of the holiday.
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.
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 illegal in China, many of the country’s intern...
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 Sina Weibo, where the discussion is decide...
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.
They’re not meant to replace WeChat or Weibo – indeed, many of these specialist social apps integrate with the country’s top social networks.
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 device, reports Mobile World Live. That...
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 Canadian startup in getting funding to grow...
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.