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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
Joy Entertainment, Weibo Reach Strategic Deal to Boost Comedic Intellectual Property

Joy Entertainment, Weibo Reach Strategic Deal to Boost Comedic Intellectual Property

China’s most influential entertainment content provider, Joy Entertainment, has struck a deal with Chinese social media platform Weibo, run by Weibo Corp. [NASDAQ:WB].

Nov 14, 2017
Zhang Xia
Zhihu Legally Canned Ex-Worker Who Went Rogue, Bemoaned Boss on Firm’s Weibo Account, It Claims

Zhihu Legally Canned Ex-Worker Who Went Rogue, Bemoaned Boss on Firm’s Weibo Account, It Claims

Chinese question-and-answer platform Zhihu claims the ex-employee who illegally accessed one of the company’s official social media accounts to complain about his boss was lawfully dismissed.

Nov 10, 2017
Dou Shicong
Sina Weibo Becomes Real Madrid’s Official Chinese-Language Social Media Platform
Oct 31, 2017
Zhang Xia
Authorities Punish Weibo, Tencent and Baidu for Failing to Properly Manage Netizens’ Comments

Authorities Punish Weibo, Tencent and Baidu for Failing to Properly Manage Netizens’ Comments

The Beijing and Guangdong branches of the Internet Information Office severely disciplined Weibo Corp. [NASDAQ:WB], Baidu Inc. [NASDAQ:BIDU] and Tencent…

Sep 26, 2017
Tang Shihua