Sina Weibo

Sina Corp is an online Chinese media group operating Sina Weibo, a Chinese-language microblog loosely modelled on Twitter. Sina Weibo has more than half of the China market. Sina Corp also owns, which is the biggest Chinese language infotainment web portal, according to Wikipedia. Sina Corp’s global headquarters are in Shanghai. Its rivals are Baidu and

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has joined Weibo. Photo: AFP

Indian PM's Weibo debut prompts jeers ahead of first China visit

Narendra Modi, the third-most followed world leader on Twitter, joined Weibo to a chorus of jeers before his first trip to China as India’s prime minister.

“Hello China,” Modi wrote in Chinese in his first post. “Looking forward to interacting with Chinese friends through Weibo.”