Chinese actor Wen Zhang`s `affair` confession breaks social media records

Chinese actor Wen Zhang has broken social media records by apologizing for having an affair to his wife Ma Yili on Weibo.

China warns prominent Internet users over Kunming attack

Beijing police have told prominent users of the microblogging site Weibo to cease comments deemed hurtful, including suggestions that authorities misled the public with accounts of a deadly train station attack blamed on militants from Xinjiang.

Sex scandal involving Chinese legislator surfaces

A new sex scandal involving a Chinese legislator has surfaced after a woman posted a picture online alleging that he had an affair with her.

Anger most powerful emotion on social media

Anger is viral! Anger is the most influential emotion on-line inciting more responses than other sentiments such as joy or sadness, a new study has found.

China shuts online fan club for new first lady

An online fan club devoted to Peng Liyuan, the increasingly popular wife of new President Xi Jinping, was shut down by authorities, the South China Morning Post said.

Here`s how world uses social networking sites

A popular link-tracking service bit.ly has revealed nine fascinating facts on how people across the globe use social networking site Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.

Beijingers turn to Weibo to beat floods

A group of people in Beijing have turned to Weibo, a social networking site, to help those stranded in floods.

Microblog use hampers work in China: Study

More than 50 percent of 500 office workers in Chinese business hub Shanghai have said their productivity goes down after using microblogs like Weibo during office hours, a survey has found.

China`s new microblogging rules to make Weibo more attractive

New real-identity rules to be imposed on China`s Weibo are likely to make the country`s most popular microblogging platform more alluring to advertisers.

China microblogging site to tighten controls

Weibo has proven to be an effective public platform for people to report corporate as well as governmental malpractice.