What Chinese Weibo users say about Zuckerberg’s PW…

Hackers broke into Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter and Pinterest accounts last Sunday. They found Zuckerberg’s password amongst a massive dump of Linkedin passwords and data that was stolen earlier this year. Zuckerberg had made a basic…

China launches a missing child alert with the…

China's Ministry of Public Security launched an emergency response system to help find missing children on Sunday. The initiative involves the help of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba for technology support and Sina Weibo for posting…

Chinese tech bosses discuss web celebs at GMIC

Wang Gaofei (the CEO of Sina Weibo), Fu Sheng (the CEO of Cheetah Mobile, a mobile tools provider), and Li Mingyuan, (VP of Baidu, in charge of Baidu’s mobile service group) held a public discussion…

Meet the girl who wants to be the…

[caption id="attachment_6484" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Maggie Fu in her home studio (by Catherine Lai)[/caption] Maggie Fu’s ambition to be China’s Michelle Phan started with a case of FOMO. “All my friends were online. If you weren’t…

Xiaomi CEO teases advanced tech, but will the…

[caption id="attachment_5766" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Lei Jun's tease on Weibo[/caption] After a turbulent 2015, Lei Jun teased Weibo users with a glimpse of the “advanced” features of the soon-to-be-released Mi 5, a Xiaomi smartphone which is…

China’s Year of the Monkey mascot may be…

Recently a monkey mascot has become an explosive topic on China’s largest social networking platform Weibo. And it looks like this: [caption id="attachment_5658" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo from Baidu Images[/caption] Now do you know why it's…

Twitter-like Sina Weibo to lift 140-word limit

[caption id="attachment_5631" align="aligncenter" width="500"] (Photo from Sina.com)[/caption] Chinese Twitter-like platform Sina Weibo sent a letter to its developers on Wednesday saying the microblog leader will cancel its 140-word limit, a move Twitter is reportedly debating.…

Top 4 hottest topics on Chinese social media…

Yang Lai AllChinaTech brings you the four most talked-about topics this week on Weibo, one of China’s largest social media networks. 4. Change your ugly ID photos (2.96 million pageviews, 2,991 comments) Everyone hates their…