This Day in History: Weibo Launched in China

Weibo’s start came at a turbulent time as both Twitter and Fanfou were temporarily blocked in June 2009.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 14 August 2022

Weibo Bans These ‘Vulgar’ and ‘Insulting’ Words

Weibo will ban the following terms from its social media platform.

by Lars James Hamer, 10 December 2021

Young Chinese People Respond to Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan

On Weibo, Afghanistan-related hashtags have climbed to the top of the trending list in recent days

by Siyuan Meng, 24 August 2021

WeChat and Weibo Just Got More Strict on Content Rules

Goodbye spam accounts and plagiarists.

by Rakini Bergundy, 30 July 2020

Chinese Netizens React to Kanye West Running for US President

Kanye West recently announced via Twitter that he is officially running for the highest office in the land – and the internet proceeded to lose its mind.

by Edyth Liu, 09 July 2020

Would You Try These Bubble Tea Dumplings?

Chewy, sweet pearls wrapped in (also chewy) dumpling wrappers...

by Rakini Bergundy, 01 June 2020

Several High-Fashion Brands Under Fire Over Major T-Shirt Errors

Versace, Coach and Givenchy all went viral on Weibo after releasing similar T-shirts with offensive design errors that undermine the ‘One China’ policy.

by Herlina Liu, 13 August 2019

Netizens Hit Back at Bruce Lee Representation in New Tarantino Film

Quentin Tarantino's depiction of kung fu legend Bruce Lee in his new film, 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,' has angered many Chinese viewers.

by Austin Coley, 01 August 2019

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