As iQIYI's 'Become a Farmer' gains momentum, it highlights China's growing trend of embracing rural themes in mainstream entertainment.
From Becoming a Farmer to Dopamine Dressing - these are the China trends to know this week from Weibo and beyond.
Humor is serious business. This is the What's on Weibo newsletter, issue 4, featuring China's social heartbeat of week 20.
There is more to these small incidents than meets the eye. This is the Weibo Watch wrap-up of China's biggest social media discussions of week 19, 2023.
Cathay Pacific flight attendants mocking non-English speaking passengers by saying, "If you can't say blanket, you can't have it," has sparked a major controversy and caused a marketing catastrophe.
The most noteworthy criticism of the G7 summit came from Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying, who started the frog analogy.
The extreme diet of Chinese actor Qin Hao has sparked a trend of people sharing photos of their corn and egg meals. It's yet another celebrity weight-loss trend that is more about unrealistic expectations than healthy ways of shedding pounds.
Exploring the dynamics that led to the social storm involving Chinese comedian 'House' Li Haoshi.
A viral video showed a group of flight crew members grabbing the man together.
Abandoned nucleic acid booths are getting a second life through these new initiatives.
Making 2000 yuan ($287) now is not the same as making 2000 yuan then. Some netizens complain that they'll never earn as much as their dad did.
From Weibo to WeChat, from Douyin to Zhihu, Li Haoshi's joke has sparked widespread conversations, and opinions vary.
This is the What's on Weibo podcast #5. The death of Li Wenliand caused a social media storm in February 2020. It's been a year - time to look back.
The rise of Ding Zhen: it started with one Douyin clip and triggered a social media storm.
The third episode of the What's on Weibo podcast, discussing the latest trends on Weibo.