Post Profile






Weibo users given one-week warning to provide real names

The 340 million users of Sina Weibo, China’s popular microblogging service, have been given one week to link their accounts to a real name. The crackdown is being conducted in order to comply with new government rules restricting anonymous online conversation. Read More
read more

share

Related Posts


‘China’s Twitter’ Sina Weibo drops ‘Sina’ from its name as it prepares to list in the US

Technology : The Next Web Blog

China’s Twitter-like microblogging platform Sina Weibo has just dropped ‘Sina’ from its name to become known only as ‘Weibo,’ as it aptly announced via Weibo today. The logo on the service’s homepage has also been changed to reflect...

Sina Slides; Beijing Tells Weibo Users To Register Real Names

Technology : Forbes: Tech

Sina shares are trading sharply lower Friday morning after the Beijing city government issued new rules requiring users of its microblogging service Weibo and other Twitter-like services to register with their real names. The Wall S...

Sina Off; Rpt China Microblogs To Require Real Names

Technology : Forbes: Tech

Sina shares are trading sharply lower Tuesday on reports that microblogging services – Weibos – from a number of key China Internet companies will require all users to provide real names and ID information starting March 16, with un...

Sina Weibo to introduce ‘user contract’ on May 28 as China’s microblog crackdown continues

Technology : The Next Web Blog

Fresh from admitting that it hasn’t fully implemented China’s new rules for microblogs, Web giant Sina is set to introduce a ‘user contract’ for its popular Twitter-like Sina Weibo service at...

Chinese Web giant Sina admits slow application of microblog rules, fears new government crackdown

Technology : The Next Web Blog

Sina, the Chinese Internet giant behind popular Twitter-like service Sina Weibo, has admitted that it is yet to fully apply China’s ‘real name’ verification rules and fears the impact of a...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC