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Jackie Chan Confirms Once Again That He’s Not Dead Jackie Chan Confirms Once Again That He’s Not Dead
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Jackie Chan is one of the best martial artists/stunt actors to have ever lived. That doesn’t mean he’s invincible though. His stunts are oftentimes dangerous, and people use that as an excuse to start spreading rumors that he has died. …

China Begins Censoring Weibo Microblogging Service China Begins Censoring Weibo Microblogging Service

Weibo is China’s version of Twitter, and the microblogging service shares much in common with its Western counterpart. Weibo users anonymously report news and have been known to discuss topics often forbidden on the Chinese web. They even spread false …

China Censors Weibo Amid Rise of Political Rumors China Censors Weibo Amid Rise of Political Rumors

Rumors of a coup and a scandal linking a top Chinese official to corruption and murder have prompted China’s government to shut down several accounts on the country’s ultra-popular Twitter-like site, Sina Weibo. Authorities are said to have shut down …

Facebook’s Play on China Facebook’s Play on China

With Facebook soon going public, and its founder Mark Zuckerberg in China once again, one might speculate how the social networking giant might traverse the largest internet market in the world, where its site is currently banned. William Moss at …

Kim Jong-Un Is Not Dead According To U.S. Official Kim Jong-Un Is Not Dead According To U.S. Official
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We reported Friday that Twitter and Weibo exploded with rumors that North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong-Un had been killed in an assassination attempt. It turns out that those reports were just untrue. A U.S. official told CNN that there …

Chinese Twitter Says Kim Jong-Un Was Assassinated Chinese Twitter Says Kim Jong-Un Was Assassinated
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It looks like Chinese Twitter, Weibo, has jumped on the death hoax bandwagon. The only problem is that we’re not so sure this time. Users on Chinese microblogging site Weibo are messaging that Kim Jong-Un, son of Kim Jong-Il and …

Sina Weibo Destroys Twitter’s Record Sina Weibo Destroys Twitter’s Record

Weibo is a big deal in China. It’s even bigger than Twitter. Sina Weibo broke records with the ringing in of the Chinese New Year this weekend which saw more than 32,312 messages sent per second according to The Next …

China Loves Their Weibo China Loves Their Weibo

Twitter may be blocked in China, but that’s not stopping the citizens from sending 140 characters or less messages. Reuters is reporting that the use of microblogging (i.e. Twitter) has quadrupled in 2011 compared to 2010. A government Internet think …

China’s Great Firewall Begets Alternate Facebook, Twitter China’s Great Firewall Begets Alternate Facebook, Twitter

What’s a global superpower without a little home-grown social media sprinkled in the mix? In the United States and Western Europe, services like Facebook and Twitter are as common in household nomenclature as toilet paper and driveways. As China continues …

Get an iPad or Get Out of My Class Says Chinese Professor Get an iPad or Get Out of My Class Says Chinese Professor
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Remember your back-to-school lists? Whether you’re in grade school or college, it’s always smart to make an organized list of the things you need to succeed in the coming year. Pencils, Pens, Notebooks, Binders, Folders, newest-gen tablet device… Wait, what? …