About What’s on Weibo
What’s on Weibo is an independent news site reporting social trends in an ever-changing China. What’s on Weibo sheds light on China’s social media and dynamic digital developments.
With a strong focus on China’s society and online media environment, What’s on Weibo aims to explain the story behind the hashtag. It is meant for people and (marketing) companies to create a deeper understanding of the Internet, social media, and brands in Chinese society today.
What’s on Weibo is fully independent, and is not affiliated with Sina Weibo or other social media companies in any way. For an explanation of the Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo, please go to our Short Introduction of Sina Weibo. We always cite or link to our sources.
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Based in Amsterdam & Beijing, What’s on Weibo is managed by sinologist and editor-in-chief Manya Koetse.
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What’s on Weibo is managed by sinologist and editor-in-chief Manya Koetse – researcher, consultant and public speaker on China’s social trends, digital developments & new media. For more about Manya, see manyakoetse.com.
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