Techweb reports Sina removed 5,500 "misleading" accounts, while Tencent purged nearly 26,000 from QQ, WeChat, and Tencent Weibo.
It's officially the year of the sheep, and as usual, Sina Weibo exploded on the eve of the holiday.
China’s state TV extravaganza for Chinese New Year’s Eve is getting a social media twist this year – and also a pile of cash.
This year, Tencent announced plans to unleash 500 million red envelopes full of cash and another 3 billion virtual coupons to WeChat users over a 10-day period.
A photo of a woman sitting in front of what appear to be dozens of iPhone 5Cs has gone viral in China. Her job: download, install, uninstall, repeat.
Chinese internet authorities have embarked on yet another campaign to force netizens to register online accounts using their real names.
Advertisements are now live in your WeChat feed, and among the first to take a bite out of the WeChat ad apple are BMW and Coca-Cola.
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.
China's government says it's finally getting serious, and this time there will be no loopholes!
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...
Individuals have free speech, groups are gagged: Harvard study shines light on China’s internet censorship
You can say pretty much whatever you want on Chinese social media without fear of being censored, as long as you don’t say it in unison with a collective group.
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.