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  1. Sina plans to keep investing in microblog

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sophie Yu and Charlotte So Sina, the mainland's largest internet portal, is prepared for continuing losses as it invests heavily in its Twitter-like microblogging platform, despite ... million in the microblog this year, up 45 per cent from last year, to improve the service. 'It is essential for us to build a more dominant scale in order for us to be successful in the long ...

  2. Leftist social critic finds microblog blocked

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... A leading leftist scholar on the mainland says censors have blocked his microblog account on Sina.com after Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai was ousted last week. It's another sign of a crackdown on conservative forces ahead of a key leadership reshuffle later this year. Social critic Sima Nan said he could no longer post new entries after his earlier postings about Premier Wen ...

  3. Microblog users on net after deadline

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com Microblog users who had not submitted real names could still put up posts on Beijing-based services yesterday, the deadline set last month banning users who fail to register real names and identity card numbers. Internet users' tests found that existing users and some newly registered ones could still post on popular microblog ...

  4. Microblog sites punished after coup rumours

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... on microblog posts after rumours ran rife about a military coup in Beijing in the aftermath of the sacking of the former Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai. The authorities also shut a dozen websites ... were detained. Sina and Tencent, the mainland's two biggest portals for Twitter-like microblogging services, were punished for having a large number of postings related to the rumours. ...

  5. Microblogs take HK's hot contest over the border

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for the top job is at the centre of public attention usually only at home, and is largely ignored by mainland's traditional media. Now, thanks to the popularity of microblogging, the candidates, including possibly pan-democrat Albert Ho Chun-yan, may be heard across the border. In an unexpected move the popular social-networking website Tencent has asked Ho to open a weibo, or microblog ...

  6. Critics snared in microblog crackdown

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com A prominent mainland political commentator's microblogging accounts on three popular platforms were shut down on Saturday in the wake ... the authorities. State propaganda mouthpieces ramped up the rhetoric on Saturday with warnings about how microblogs could be converted into cheap tools to instigate public disorder. A People's Daily ...

  7. Microblogs' contribution to rule of law praised

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei tzewei.ng@scmp.com The state-run Procuratorial Daily has praised the role of microblogs in helping to build the rule of law. In its 2011 Blue Book on the Rule of Law in China, ... of the rule of law. The internet and microblogs had also made 'eye-catching' achievements, said the host of a news conference on the Blue Book, a review of the year's most important ...

  8. Microblogs become crucial state tool

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com Mainland government agencies and officials have caught microblog fever, with the number of government related accounts rising threefold since the beginning of this year. The number of governmentrelated weibo accounts on Sina.com, the most popular microblogging service on the mainland, has reached nearly 20,000. This includes more than 10,000 ...

  9. Microblogs a big part of student life

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in current events, what my friends are saying and information related to travelling and photography,' Deng says. Young people use Weibo and other microblogs to connect with their friends ... microblog users. Gao Shan, a student at Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, says as many people post messages on Weibo anonymously, it is a great place for them to gossip and express ...

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    Instagram appears blocked in China as photos of ‘occupied’ Hong Kong circulate

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:19am by Patrick Boehler

    ... with a focus on user privacy. Lack of access to Instagram sparked a deluge of angry comments and turned into one of the highest trending topics on Chinese microblogs on Monday, according to Weibo’s own rankings. Conversations on Weibo with the hashtag Instagram could not be accessed on Monday morning. The microblogging service said the conversations are “in the process of being audited”. “This ...




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