Right after Nina Dobrev tweeted a photo of her kissing a puppy, the same picture showed up on Weibo, China's twitter-like service, with its caption translated into Chinese. "I wish I were the doggy,"...
(19 days ago)
One of China's more hawkish generals waded into the melee of Weibo (China's Twitter) last week, but the masses appear to have shouted him down. Major General Luo Yuan of the People's Liberation Army drew more than 237,000 followers in his first few days on Sina Weibo, and his first Weibo post drew more than 33,700 comments, reports the Sydney Morning-Herald. But while the...
(2 months and 25 days ago)
Operating China's leading microblog site can be a mixed blessing. Sina Corp.'s Weibo has over 500 million users spouting daily on almost every topic under the sun. Advertisers are anxious to reach these users, who are mostly on mobile devices and presumably young spendthrifts. Ergo, a scaleable, money-making service that produces its own content, and isn't competing with...
(1 month and 10 days ago)
In recently days, a forum post "Confucius is the first person who used Weibo" is hot on the Internet in China.Weibo is a Chinese micro-blogging website. Akin to a hybrid of Twitter and Facebook, it is one of the most popular such sites in China.
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(Reuters) - Sina Corp, China's largest Internet portal and media website, said e-commerce company Alibaba Group has bought an 18 percent stake in its microblogging service Weibo for about $586 million, valuing Weibo at more than $3 billion.
(22 days ago)
Colonel Dai Xu of the People's Liberation Army wrote online that the new strain of bird flu hitting China, known as H7N9, is an American "bio-psychological weapon" meant to destabilize China. The rant, posted to Dai's account on the Twitter-like service Weibo, had already been shared by more than 30,000 fellow users by the time that the South China Morning Post reported it...
(1 month and 11 days ago)
The story of a car-jacking in Jilin province, China, seemed like the perfect opportunity for the local Buick dealership to plug its OnStar GPS equipped vehicles on the 600-million-strong social network, Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter.
(2 months and 16 days ago)
The former head of Google's China division has called for his 30 million Weibo followers to join him on Twitter after he was banned from Chinese microblogging sites.
(3 months and 2 days ago)
A recent study found that nearly 60% of accounts on China's Sino Weibo microblogging platform are empty.
(2 months and 10 days ago)
When he was deputy chief of Bama Yao Autonomous County government, Huang Lei opened a microblog account called Happy Bama at China's Twitter-like Tencent Weibo in August 2011.
(30 days ago)
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