TITLE

Wired Up

AUTHOR(S)
Ramzy, Austin
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);2/21/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 7, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on China's policy on their citizens' use of the Internet, social media, and microblogs. Two examples of censorship on the Chinese microblog service Sina Weibo are mentioned. The popularity of Twitter microblog services company among the Chinese for getting information and communicating is discussed. The reasons why Chinese authorities blocked Twitter and Facebook online social network in summer 2009 are noted. Sina Weibo's self-censorship policy is discussed.
ACCESSION #
58607869

 

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