Xinhua Launches Its Own Micro-blog

It seems that everyone in China is part of at least one of the various micro-blogs. Sina’s Weibo is the fly away number one most popular and has even attracted foreign users including Hollywood star Tom Cruise!

Now, Xinhua are at the micro-blog game with their own Xinhua Weibo. Although there are already many Twitter like services to choose from in China, Xinhua’s move to enter the market, albeit late, makes perfect sense due to the huge popularity the social services enjoy among Chinese netizens.

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Micro-blogging is an extremely popular and powerful tool in China, just yesterday a group of dog loves rallied themselves together through a Weibo platform to block a a truck carrying dogs to the slaughter.

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