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 2020

WeChat and Weibo Just Got More Strict on Content Rules

Goodbye spam accounts and plagiarists.

by Rakini Bergundy, 30 July 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

Goth Girl Prevented From Riding the Guangzhou Metro

Gothic people in China are up in arms after a young woman was ordered to remove her gothic makeup by metro security in Guangzhou.

by Ruth Ilott, 25 March 2019

Guangdong Man Trolls Internet With Turtle Rescue

Did he really eat this poor turtle?

by That's PRD, 21 September 2018

Man's Rant Against Sending Daughter to Study in US Goes Viral

A Chinese father says he regrets sending his daughter to study in the US after she marries an American and intends to stay there, sparking online debate.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 21 April 2017

Woman Brags About Driving 140km/h on Weibo, Cops Investigate

A Shenzhen woman shared a photo of herself speeding on the Internet... only to spark a police chase minutes later.

by Mabel Weng, 21 November 2016

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