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  1. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    'Homework uncle' Lin Dongping uses Weibo to help pupils dig up answers

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... for 'Homework uncle' on Weibo Lin Dongping, a 25-year-old IT programmer in Fujian's provincial capital, Fuzhou, uses his Weibo microblog to help high school pupils with their homework. Lin, ... 80,000 comments or Weibo postings. I used to work very hard very to post these questions and answer them myself but it took me more and more time. Now I only post the questions that have not been ...

  2. News - China - WEIBO

    Record 34,977 posts seen on Sina Weibo in first second of lunar new year

    Posted Feb 11th 2013, 05:21pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Within the first second of the Lunar New Year, China’s largest micro-blogging site Sina Weibo said it saw a record 34,977 posts published. A record 731,102 ... Apparently, a campaign by Sina Weibo calling users to send out New Year wishes in the first second paid off. Weibo had 32,312 posts in the first second of the Year of the Dragon. Sina also reported ...

  3. News - China - INTERNET

    Speculation over Xi Jinping's weibo account

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Microblog with rare photos and details of party leader's itinerary attracts thousands of followers Speculation over weibo window into the life of Xi ... if not the man himself. Since its debut late last month, the Sina Weibo account "Fans Group to Learn From Xi" has demonstrated an unusual level of access to the recently installed Communist ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    The myth of Chinese social media user numbers

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 03:47pm by Ivan Zhai

    ... by comparing just two simple figures published by CNNIC. 1. “By the end of 2012, China had 309 million Weibo users”-- Weibo refers Chinese Twitter-style social media site. 2. “By the end of 2012, China had 275 million social media users.” So please clarify CNNIC that, does these numbers mean that you does not regard Weibo as “social media site”? The second question is a bit complicated ...

  5. Comment - Blogs - INTERNET

    How much can happen in a Chinese internet minute?

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 04:35pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Much of mainland cyberspace may be blocked by a cumbersome great firewall, but that hasn’t hindered, in any way, the speed and quantity of what goes on a single digital minute there. Sixty seconds - a recent report by Resonance China  called "What Happens in a China Internet Minute" has found - is all it would take for 950,000 microblog posts to be published onto Sina Weibo ...

  6. Number of Net users hits 500m on mainland

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the country's population, would become internet users by 2016. But growth is expected to slow compared with the past five years as penetration among the young and educated peaks. IResearch said Weibo ... income from these Weibo services,' said You Tianyu, a senior analyst at iResearch. He said Weibo platforms would become more commercially focused. Beijing has been cautious about ...

  7. Lifestyle - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Digital lifestyle: sports marketing

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... events. The deal will see Pele take part in television commercials and product endorsements. Tellingly, that week he'd opened his Weibo account, attracting 40,000 followers without a shred ... says. "It took Weibo less than one year to reach this number of users … and now, five years after its creation, Weibo has over 300 million users." The endorsement dollars follow. A 50 ...

  8. Surprise in social media findings

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... collective action by silencing comments that represent, reinforce, or spur social mobilisation, regardless of content.' For example, a post on the Sina Weibo microblog that criticised government ... expressions such as May 35, or images of tears and candles to express themselves.' He said his Sina Weibo account had been deleted but the social network was going strong and the highly efficient ...

  9. News - World - America decides

    US example of democracy not lost on mainland internet commentators

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... the US elections, even though we are having our party congress and picking a new boss," Ma wrote on his Sina Weibo account. Others were more sarcastic. "The happiest thing for Chinese ... and online platforms tried to play down or suppress commentary that appeared to use the US elections as an opportunity to agitate for political change. Ma's Sina Weibo post, for instance, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    Internet turns 21, but needs to grow up

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... in Cairo's Tahrir Square during last year's Arab spring uprising against Egypt's Mubarak government. With 300 million Weibo users in China, 500 million on Twitter and an astonishing one ...




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