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

Plastic Surgeon Accused of Sexually Abusing Patients in Shanghai

A plastic surgeon in Shanghai is accused of sexually abusing patients, in a story that is going viral on Chinese social media.

by That's, 12 December 2016

Student Caught 'Upskirting' on Shanghai Metro

The despicable practice continues...but netizens are fighting back.

by Cathy Wu, 30 May 2016

Squatting Girls in Shanghai Metro Spark Netizen Outrage

A photo on Weibo showing two girls waiting for trains while squatting at a Shanghai metro station has sparked heated discussions online.

by Cathy Wu, 01 March 2016

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