Sina Weibo’s mobile app exceeded 72.709 million MAUs in September 2014 in China according to EnfoDesk, remaining the most popular Weibo mobile app, followed by that of Tencnet Weibo.
Weibo is China's Twitter with some twists in features. It was previously called Sina Weibo when there were similar applications from top internet portals including Tencent Weibo, Sohu Weibo, Netease Weibo.
Now, only Sina Weibo survived. And, it's renamed to Weibo. So, you cannot sign up Tencent Weibo any more. You can try Weibo.
Tencent has removed Weibo business division and moved the team to Tencent News team focusing on video clips sharing product called Weishi (literally means micro-video) according to Southern Metropolis Daily.
Linkedin launched its beta Chinese website on 25th February in 2014, naming its Chinese site “Ling Ying”. President of Linkedin China, Derek Shen led a crew of 6 and showed up on Shen’s Sina Weibo. Derek Shen had posted recruiting notice on Linkedin China enterprise Weibo, as well as his profile page on Linkedin.
Conversations in social media contain valuable information and data for marketers; as there are many tools, free and paid in the market, we will share a quick tip on how you can check brand conversation on China’s major micro-blogging platforms using Baidu search. It’s actually quite straightforward; in simply three steps:
Weibo is the most talked about social media channel in the last one year, followed by social networking sites like Renren. No doubt Sina Weibo should be the most critical channel to consider for most companies.
China has by far the world’s most active social-media population, with 91% of respondents saying they visited a social-media site in the previous six months, compared with 30% in Japan, 67% in the United States, and 70% in South Korea, according to a McKinsey survey results released this April.
The latest financial report revealed that Tencent’s QQ has over 700 million users, more than the total of China Internet users reported by CNNIC. Tencent launched various social media applications like Qzone, Pengyou, Tencent Weibo and most recent Weixin which all have grown very fast with its huge user base of QQ.
Both Sina Weibo and Tencent Weibo disabled their comments last Saturday morning and no one could comment since then until 3 April 2012. Average time per visit on Sina Weibo dropped by 5.8% last Saturday, according Hitwise. “Comments”, for companies, is one important way of engaging fans and customers. Follow us on Facebook for more […]
Weixin, launched by Tencent on January 21 2011 as a iPhone App, is a free mobile communication tool. You can send voice, video, photo and text messages on Weixin, do group chatting, and find people nearby according to location data. If you are familiar with Talkbox or Whatsapp, you roughly know how Weixin works; it […]
Tencent’s social media assets achieved a solid growth in the second quarter of 2011 according to its Q2 finance report. At the end of the second quarter of 2011, active user accounts of Tencent IM platform amounted to 701.9 million, representing a quarter-on-quarter increase of 4.1%. For Qzone, active user accounts increased by 5.1% on […]