Technology China's version of Twitter has more users than actual Twitter

01:50  20 may  2017
01:50  20 may  2017 Source:   CNET

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Is A Mid-Range Powerhouse

  Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Is A Mid-Range Powerhouse The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 features a large display and an even larger battery capacity.The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 features a 6.44-inch Full HD display. It’s flat screen and prominent bezels mean the device is physically large. The handset has dimensions of 174.1 x 88.7 x 7.6 mm and weighs 211 grams.

Twitter may be used globally, but more people are using Weibo, its Chinese equivalent, in China alone. 17 million user records stolen from restaurant guide Zomato – CNET. Online restaurant guide Zomato falls victim to hackers, but they have agreed not to leak your details.

Twitter may be used globally, but more people are using Weibo, its Chinese equivalent, in China alone.

Despite its global presence, Twitter isn't doing quite as well as its Chinese counterpart Weibo. © Provided by CNET Despite its global presence, Twitter isn't doing quite as well as its Chinese counterpart Weibo. Twitter is banned in China, so instead the country uses a platform called Weibo. Now, Weibo has more users than Twitter. 

Owned by Sina, Weibo says it's garnered 340 million monthly active users as of March. This number is higher than Twitter's reported 328 million total users.

Twitter is one of several foreign platforms, like Google, Facebook and Wikipedia, barred from China by the country's internet censorship, dubbed the "Great Firewall." But local versions are available in the country, including Weibo and Baidu, China's equivalent of Google.

Terrell Owens pitches services to fake Twitter account of Jaguars GM

  Terrell Owens pitches services to fake Twitter account of Jaguars GM Every now and then retired NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens, 43 years young, lets the world know he still wants to play football. He’s back at it again.

Twitter may be used globally, but more people are using Weibo, its Chinese equivalent, in China alone.

Twitter , by comparison, had 328 million active users in the first quarter of 2017. Leo already has the Weibo game sewn up. Russia Blocks WeChat, China ’ s Most Popular Social Media App.

China has seen masses flocking to the internet in recent years, with the China Internet Network Information Centre reporting 731 million people -- more than twice the US population -- connected to the internet as of December last year. As the penetration number is only a little more than half of China's population at 53.2 percent, it is expected to grow.

Facebook to reimburse some advertisers after discovering bug .
Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it would refund some advertisers after finding a bug that wrongly attributed video carousel ad clicks as clicks to the advertisers' websites.When users tried to expand and watch the video carousel on the mobile web browser, the bug inadvertently directed the click to the advertiser's website, leading to incorrect billing, the company said in a blogpost on Tuesday. http://bit.ly/2rmYPg0.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!