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Diplomats and state media screech on Twitter as China loses friends

This note is excerpted from our SupChina Access daily newsletter. As far back as 2009, it has been noticeable that…

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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 114…

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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 Twitter, for a variety…

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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 highlighted the platform’s…

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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 stats…

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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 the…

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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 spread of misinformation, China is…

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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 closely, especially via all…

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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. But…

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Lines of fracture in Chinese public opinion: A conversation with Ma Tianjie

Three controversial topics — murder-suicide, celebrity divorce and patriotic fervor — have recently ignited debates on Chinese social media that illuminate…

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Public opinion with Chinese characteristics

Ma Tianjie, the author of Chublic Opinion, shares the story behind his blog about the trends and discourse found on…

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