What’s on Weibo receives daily questions from readers asking about Chinese society and culture, Chinese language, and China’s digital (media) environment. These questions greatly vary and go from how to register on Weibo, to what apps are most helpful to study Chinese, what VPNs to use in China, or which must-read books we recommend.
We have now set up this tools & tips resource page to address all of these issues and more. Check regularly for new updates and please let us know if you have any questions, suggestions, or personal recommendations.
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