Praising for pay: WeChat adoration groups for hire on Taobao

A Taobao search for "kuakua qun," or "praise groups," pulled up a variety of…


What social media says about China’s war on air pollution

A smoggy October day in Beijing in 2014. (Image caption:…


Beijing education authorities rule out ads, hongbao in student WeChat groups

Beijing's Municipal Education Commission on Tuesday published a slew of new…


Weibo moves to battle fake interactions as government scrutiny persists

Chinese microblogging service Weibo aims to discourage fake comments and…


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Bilibili and Taobao partner on e-commerce

Video streaming site Bilibili is trying to sell more Japanese anime-style…


Briefing: Weibo plans expansion to global 'Chinese-speaking world'

Twitter of China Weibo eyes expansion to overseas ‘Chinese-speaking world’ -…


Briefing: Weibo acquires top live streaming platform Yizhibo

确认收购一直播发力视频业务 微博Q3月活用户达4.46亿-21st Century Business Herald What happened: Weibo…


Weibo's raffle algorithm under scrutiny for bias against men and Android users

Social media platform Weibo has come under fire for issues with its raffle…


Top player Yizhibo sold to Weibo as China’s live streaming frenzy cools down

The rumor of Weibo’s acquisition of its live streaming partner Yizhibo…


Weibo processed 6229 fake posts in September

Chinese microblogging platform Sina Weibo processed more than 6000 pieces of…