sina weibo

  • China turned clapping for its president into a virtual game

    The Chinese government won’t let its citizens Google search, like a  Facebook post, or watch a YouTube video — but if people want to virtually clap for their president’s speech, a new game them covered.

  • The VICE Podcast - Jason Q. Ng

    This week on the VICE podcast, Reihan Salam sits down with Jason Q. Ng, author of the book Blocked on Weibo, which examines the keywords blocked on China's most important social media site, Sina Weibo.

  • How a Chinese Twitter Fight Turned Physical, Starring Ai Weiwei

    Social media is serious business in China. In a country where free speech is a fantasy and public discourse is carefully curated by government officials, there are few outlets for political debate, so conversations on sites like Twitter equivalent Sina...

  • The Juiciest Scandals Leaked By Chinese Microblogs

    Media censorship and China go together like holiday gluttony and a New Year’s gym membership. Or peanut butter and jelly. Hell, whatever inane coupling you’d prefer to substitute into this analogy; the point is that "this":