Explaining Weibo’s "Super Topics"
Why does 'Trump' have multiple names in Chinese?
The Chinese animation industry is a much-discussed topic in the media and on Weibo. Will China's 'donghua' make a comeback?
First published December 16 2018 It’s been an eventful 2018 on Chinese social media. What’s on Weibo lists the 18 topics that have generated the most...
The success of K-Pop in China and beyond is evident - the causes for its success are less obvious.
About changing concepts of home in China: from 'home is where my pig is' to 'has your frog returned home yet?'
China's 'Big Stomach Stars' are all the rage - but is it really just harmless entertainment?
The term 'netizens', referring to Chinese internet users, is both loved and hated.
"The personal credit era has arrived," some netizens say.
Even if they happened 80 years ago, these unsolved murder cases still haunt Chinese netizens today.
From children's icon to ganger pig, Peppa Pig is now banned from China's popular short video platform Douyin.
There is no China-based, Chinese #metoo movement as there is in the US and other countries.
What's on Weibo gives an overview of how anorexia nervosa is discussed in China and on Chinese social media.
27 years after her suicide, bohemian writer San Mao still strikes a chord with Chinese netizens.
Many of China's post-90 workers are job-hopping or are suffering from working overtime. Is the pressure on the job market too much to handle for this...
Discussions on the so-called 'halalification' of China have flared up after delivery app Meituan introduced separate boxes for its halal food deliveries this week.
Beijing migrant worker Fan Yusu became an overnight sensation when her autobiographical essay "I Am Fan Yusu" went viral on Chinese social media in late April...
At a time when family tree business is more booming than ever, Dutch entrepreneur Huihan Lie runs the first-ever professional genealogy service business for overseas people...
Shadow banking is a halfway house between state and private economics - its "the Wild West of banking in China."
They have a larger online following than Oprah, yet you might not know their name. These are Chinese celebrities with the most fans on Sina Weibo....