Weibo’s revival: Sina Weibo is China’s Twitter, YouTube & Instagram
"With 390 million monthly users, Sina Weibo is seeing a huge revival. What was once called ‘China’s Twitter’ has now become a comprehensive platform,” writes Manya Koetse. The new numbers show a surprisingly sharp increase from a year ago, when Weibo had 212 million monthly users and many media outlets predicted that its form of microblogging was on its way out in China.
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