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Weibo Deregisters Users Under 14

Weibo Deregisters Users Under 14

Beijing-based Weibo, which runs the Twitter-like Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo, will suspend the registration of users under 14 years on…

Oct 10, 2018
Chen Juan
End of an Era: NetEase to Pull the Plug on Fading Blog Service

End of an Era: NetEase to Pull the Plug on Fading Blog Service

Chinese internet company NetEase will cut the lights on its waning blog operations at the end of November.

Aug 22, 2018
Chen Juan
Alibaba Aims to Boost Consumer Engagement With Tmall-Weibo Link-Up

Alibaba Aims to Boost Consumer Engagement With Tmall-Weibo Link-Up

Alibaba Group Holding aims to bolster its New Retail strategy by linking up its premium e-commerce platform with Sina Weibo, one of China’s most popular microblogging sites.

Jun 14, 2018
Xu Wei
Lafang China Aims to Tap Popular Cosmetics Blogging With MissJoy Investment

Lafang China Aims to Tap Popular Cosmetics Blogging With MissJoy Investment

Toiletries-maker Lafang China Co. [SHA:603630] will spend CNY34 million (USD 5.4 million) to buy into MissJoy.Cn, a beauty blogging platform…

May 16, 2018
Tang Shihua
Weibo Will Stop Going After Gayness in Its Game, Comic Cleanup

Weibo Will Stop Going After Gayness in Its Game, Comic Cleanup

Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo announced it will spare homosexual subject matter from its purge of offensive content after an online uproar spurred it…

Apr 16, 2018
Liao Shumin
Weibo Launches Three-Month Special Cleanup Operation Against Illegal Content

Weibo Launches Three-Month Special Cleanup Operation Against Illegal Content

Chinese social media giant Weibo Corp. launched a three-month special cleanup operation to purge illegal content from short video and…

Apr 12, 2018
Liao Shumin
Weibo Axed 1.5 Million Posts in March as Watchdog Sweeps for Vulgar Online Content

Weibo Axed 1.5 Million Posts in March as Watchdog Sweeps for Vulgar Online Content

Chinese social network operator Weibo Corp. deleted more than 1.5 million posts and banned 85,000 users last month as part of a nationwide crackdown on vulgar online content.

Apr 12, 2018
Dou Shicong
 Weibo Brings In Copyright Protection for Premium Users and Famous Posters

Weibo Brings In Copyright Protection for Premium Users and Famous Posters

China’s biggest microblog service Sina Weibo has penned a deal with the country’s copyright watchdog to introduce a copyright certification…

Mar 20, 2018
Dou Shicong
China’s Internet Giant Sina Establishes Weibo eSports Club to Commercialize Fast-Developing Industry

China’s Internet Giant Sina Establishes Weibo eSports Club to Commercialize Fast-Developing Industry

China’s internet heavyweight Sina Corporation will setup an eSports club as part of its popular microblogging service Weibo in a…

Mar 15, 2018
Dou Shicong
China's Cyberspace Regulator Tightens Rules to Hold Microblogging Sites Accountable for Illegal Content

China's Cyberspace Regulator Tightens Rules to Hold Microblogging Sites Accountable for Illegal Content

China’s cyberspace regulator issued a set of new rules titled "Administrative Regulations for Microblog Information Services” today, stipulating that microblogging…

Feb 2, 2018
Tang Shihua
Sina Weibo Shuts Down Some Functions for One Week Following Regulator Criticism

Sina Weibo Shuts Down Some Functions for One Week Following Regulator Criticism

Sina Weibo has suspended several main features on its vastly popular microblogging platform after it ran afoul of Chinese regulators for not dealing promptly with illegal content.

Jan 29, 2018
Liao Shumin
Visual China Teams Up With Sogou, Weibo Partner to Reach Larger Audience

Visual China Teams Up With Sogou, Weibo Partner to Reach Larger Audience

Visual China Culture Development Co. struck content deals with two leading Chinese internet firms today.

Jan 12, 2018
Dou Shicong