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China’s Communist Youth League Decries Twitter 'Defamation'

Fan Liya

Party’s youth wing reiterates it has no presence on one of the world’s largest social media platforms, but fails to step up to the plate and launch an official account.

President Xi Nails Shut Chinese Internet's Coffin

President Xi Nails Shut Chinese Internet's Coffin

Cedric Alviani

New measures including holding social media moderators responsible for content posted in their forums, the end of anonymous posting and an upcoming ban on Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are the latest blows to what is left of internet freedom in China.


Chinese Video Sharing Platform Stars Bypass China’s Fame Machine

Ni Dandan

The video-sharing platform gives rise to fan-made celebrities and a growing offline Anime, Comic and Games (ACG) community.


The People Behind China State Media’s Viral Videos

Lu Hongyong

The recent BRICS summit has given government mouthpiece Xinhua a chance to launch its latest charm offensive.


Why Young Chinese Are Crazy About Online Stickers

Zeng Yuli

Web-savvy ’90s kids are defying social etiquette — and internet controls — with a barrage of self-created, sarcastic stickers.


Backstage With China’s Smooth-Talking Emcees

Kenrick Davis

With booming voices and winning smiles, commercial event hosts chase fame and fortune in a shrinking offline industry.


Robin, the Taiwanese Chatbot Using AI to Talk to Customers in the Local Lingo

Rosemary Chen

'The reason that chatbots are popular right now is not only due to technical innovation, but even more so due to the social media revolution,' says Professor Lee Hung-yi.


O&A: Startup Aiming to Conquer Emojis, GIFs and Likes

Kuan Chen

Q&A with the Australian founder of Taiwan-based ReCactus.


Why Are China’s Old and Young at Each Other’s Throats?

Zeng Yuli

Too often China's youth-dominated online culture dismisses the country’s elderly as grumpy old men and women.

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