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.


Recent Posts

Virus Attack on Sina Weibo

11:47 pm on Jun 28, 2011 by Li Chen

China’s Sina Weibo experienced what we believe is its very first virus outbreak this evening. Within only a few hours, over 30,000* users were affected, before ...

Chinese Microblog Suicide?

12:15 pm on May 17, 2011 by Rick Martin

EastSouthWestNorth is reporting on a grim story that emerged on Sina Weibo, as an individual posted what appeared to be pictures of his own cut wrists. Many net...