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Chinese mourn young firemen who fell from highrise

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 01:03

Two young Chinese firefighters who fell to their deaths during a blaze in a highrise building are being hailed as heroes of their generation on social media.

Weibo IPO below expectations, raises $285.6 mn: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 09:24

In March, Weibo had estimated the value of its IPO at as much as USD 500 million.

Weibo IPO could value company at about $1.66 billion

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 11:31

The IPO is expected to raise about $380 million at the top end of the expected price range.

Weibo seeks to raise at least $340 mn in US IPO

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 03:56

The microblogging service Weibo -- often described as China`s version of Twitter -- will raise at least USD 340 million in its US stock offering, an updated filing showed Friday.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 22:56

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

China's Twitter ' Weibo' to list on US stock market

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 18:07

As major social networking firms such as Facebook and Twitter have been blocked in China, domestic companies have benefitted the most from this growth.

Weibo, 'China's Twitter,' files for IPO in US

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 07:33

Weibo, the Chinese microblogging service often compared with Twitter, filed for a US stock offering seeking to raise USD 500 million.

China warns prominent Internet users over Kunming attack

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 11:37

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.

Weibo messaging service revenue soars 43%

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 10:46

Weibo, one of several Chinese Twitter-like services, increased ad revenue by 163 percent to $56 million in the final three months of 2013.

Sex scandal involving Chinese legislator surfaces

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 19:40

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.

Apple removes censorship bypass app on Chinese orders: Developers

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 23:43

The FreeWeibo app is intended to allow users to read sensitive postings on Sina Weibo, a Chinese equivalent of Twitter, that have been censored and deleted, one of its designers said.

Anger most powerful emotion on social media

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 18:35

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.