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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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Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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