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Conflicting Reports on China’s Social Media Usage

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013

The release of  31st statistical report from The China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC) shows tremendous Internet growth for 2012, with over 564 millions users. This...

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China Embarrassed Over North Korea’s Nuclear Testing

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013

On Tuesday, China thought they were experiencing an earthquake, with a 4.9 magnitude having been measured. Later that day, they were informed that the trembling they felt was...

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Conflicting Reports on China’s Social Media Usage

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013

The release of  31st statistical report from The China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC) shows tremendous Internet growth for 2012, with over 564 millions users. This...

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China Embarrassed Over North Korea’s Nuclear Testing

China Embarrassed Over North Korea’s Nuclear Testing

Feb 15, 2013

On Tuesday, China thought they were experiencing an earthquake, with a 4.9 magnitude having been measured. Later that day, they were informed that the trembling they felt was actually caused by North Korea. They were doing nuclear testing according to South Korea’s defense military. North Korea performed three tests and have since told China that they plan...

Conflicting Reports on China’s Social Media Usage

Conflicting Reports on China’s Social Media Usage

Feb 8, 2013

The release of  31st statistical report from The China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC) shows tremendous Internet growth for 2012, with over 564 millions users. This number grew by 54 million in 2012, mostly due to mobile Internet usage, which rose 18.1%. While the report also claims that there are 309 million Weibo users, they also state that there...

U of M Gains Support on China’s Leading Social Media Site

U of M Gains Support on China’s Leading Social Media Site

Feb 8, 2013

In an effect to build a partnership with China for globalized support, U of M launched an account on Weibo in April 2012, according to the Alumni Association. Weibo is the largest social media site in China with 400 million users. It’s a micro-blogging site that is much like Twitter in that there is a 140 character limit on all posts. Because Facebook and...

Chinese Hackers Suspected in Twitter and Washington Post Cyber Attacks

Chinese Hackers Suspected in Twitter and Washington Post Cyber Attacks

Feb 8, 2013

Internet security attacks are on the rise. Two more companies are added to the list this week. Twitter and The Washington post have been victim of cyber attacks. Twitter hackers gained information including emails, user names and passwords from 250,00 users. They infiltrated the Washington post since 2008 and were finally discovered in 2011, as they recently...

Tencent Combines Social Media and Fundraising on New Platform

Tencent Combines Social Media and Fundraising on New Platform

Feb 8, 2013

Tencent has released a new platform that allows social enterprises to reach more people and raise more money. The crowd-funding platform will help raise funds through a social media campaign. Though it’s similar to the UK’s already established crowd-funding platforms, Kiva and Kickstarter, this is the first of it’s kind in China. Tencent,...