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China’s firefighting agency slams a random internet user for criticizing its job

The national firefighting department under China’s Ministry of Emergency Management has gone off on a Weibo user with only…

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China Twitter: 100+ accounts you should follow

Preface: We first published our Twitter 100 list in May. Naturally, we were immediately lambasted on…

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How WeChat’s new ‘Wow’ and ‘Top Stories’ features have made the app worse

WeChat’s pursuit of traffic with two new features, rolled out in its most recent update, has only…

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A whole lotta social media love

Several stories to pay attention to: Chinese state media is buying a lot of social media love, judging from…

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A fake post purportedly from Tencent’s CEO fooled everyone, including Tencent

A WeChat story criticizing tech giant Tencent for “losing its dream” went viral on social media in China over…

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How ‘self-media’ in China has become a hub for misinformation

Illustration by Hannah Bae / @eatdrinkdraw   As Facebook and Twitter attempt to combat the…

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EXO blew up social media during the Winter Olympics closing ceremony

As a sportswriter with a particular fondness for the Olympics, I’ve been following the Pyeongchang Games…

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Your guide to Chinese social media

Understanding China is daunting enough when you’re studying government papers or trying to keep up with the latest news….

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