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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIAL MEDIA

    CY Leung gets a Sina Weibo account, but no posts yet

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 11:30am by Ernest Kao

    ... Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has kicked off his second year in Hong Kong's top office by launching a Sina Weibo account  amid flagging approval ratings and increased public ... been verified by Sina. [Update: The account was shut down on Wednesday, a day after its launch.]  Despite inactivity – no posts have been made nor is the CE following anyone – the account had ...

  2. Comment - Blogs - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Sina, Alibaba resurrect tie-up talks

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 10:55am by Doug Young

    ... Doug Young Sina's new tie-up with Alibaba could value Sina Weibo at around US$1.5 billion, and could pave the way for an accelerated IPO for Weibo if the pairing is successful It looks like I may have been premature in declaring last month that talks for a tie-up between leading web portal Sina (Nasdaq: SINA) and e-commerce leader Alibaba were dead. According ...

  3. News - China - SOCIAL MEDIA

    State media duped again by fake Time cover of Wu Renbao

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:50pm by Ernest Kao

    ... on Sina Weibo along with a photo of the cover. It praised Wu for his achievements in transforming Huaxi and how he once graced a 2005 cover of Time . But as astute netizens on weibo were quick ...

  4. News - China - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Secretive world of the young, low-paid Weibo censors is revealed

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:07pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Young, mostly male and stressed-out- Sina's squads of monitors don't last long in the job Weibo censors gripe over boredom and low wages In a modern office building on the outskirts of the Chinese city of Tianjin, rows of censors stare at computer screens. Their mission: delete any post on Sina Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, deemed offensive or politically ...

  5. News - China - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Graphic 'travel blog' adds to India's tourism woes

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 06:07pm by Ernest Kao

    ... river appeared in the Chinese blogosphere. A travel blog on Sina entitled “Went to democratic India for a holiday, spat my way back home” went viral over the week and featured a series of gruesome photos ... I have been to, some say worse than both Pakistan and Bangladesh. It was beyond the scope of my imagination,” the travel blog read. The blog was forwarded on Sina Weibo more than 120,200 times ...

  6. News - China - SOCIAL MEDIA

    China State Council’s new weibo draws ire for barring comments

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:42pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter China’s State Council, the country’s highest governmental body, launched a microblog account, Gazette of the State Council, last week, the Beijing News reported on Tuesday. Netizens welcomed the move but also criticised the State Council for barring comments from the public. The Sina Weibo account has drawn more than 300,000 followers with 15 posts, as of Tuesday. ...

  7. News - China - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Actress Wang Luodan the bee's knees on Chinese social media

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 05:27pm by Staff Reporter

    ... posted a photo of her bruised knees onto her Sina Weibo account on Wednesday with the caption, “I’ve always felt this was the only way to show you have ever loved”. Wang’s said the bruises were ...

  8. News - China Insider - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Almost all Weibo messages are generated by just 5 per cent of users

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 06:08pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... service majority owned by Chinese internet giant Sina, could be significantly smaller than the company has stated in the past, new research has found. The Twitter-like microblogging platform has ... fictional followings for celebrities or brands and millions of spam accounts generate automated messages. About ten million users generated 94 per cent of all messages on Sina Weibo, according ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Plane will not wait for you to buy cigarettes, says flight attendant to policewoman

    Posted May 08th 2013, 01:30pm by Ernest Kao

    ... out and buy cigarettes for her boss. A photo of the People’s Armed Police officer being “confronted” by security began spreading on Sina Weibo earlier this week and eventually made its way ...

  10. Comment - Blogs - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Video: Hongkonger in Shenzhen accused of taking 'upskirt' video

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 01:09pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Hong Kong resident is accused of filming under woman's skirt on a busy Shenzhen street, reports say   A video posted on Sina Video on Tuesday, of what has been claimed to be a man from Hong Kong secretly filming under the skirt of a woman on a busy Shenzhen street, has been circulating on microblogging site Sina Weibo. The minute-long clip, filmed ...




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