WorldViews: Weibo

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/09/2012

China’s censors delete thousands of messages online — by hand

A Carnegie Mellon University research team analyzed tens of millions of posts on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter to determine the blacklist.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  12:00 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, China, web censorship, Weibo

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 12/16/2011

China’s Twitter, Weibo, ordered to require users’ real names

Beijing authorities have ordered that Internet microblogs require users register with their real names, in an attempt to better control the growing sites.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:16 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, China, Weibo, online anonymity, protests

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Weibo, the Chinese Twitter, does not challenge Communist Party at the elections

Weibo, the Chinese Twitter, may have given some hope to democracy in China, but it hasn’t happened yet.

By Zhang Jie  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, China, Chinese Communist Party, Weibo