Recent Posts

Leak Shows Glimpse of “Public Sentiment Guidance” Planning

Aug 24, 16 Leak Shows Glimpse of “Public Sentiment Guidance” Planning

Posted by in General

A leaked voice message and series of screenshots from WeChat Enterprise appears to reveal a “public sentiment guidance” meeting by members of the so-called “Fifty Cent Party .” Some of the screen names involved were leaked earlier this summer on a spreadsheet of “payouts and bonuses” for public sentiment guides. The chat...

read more

This Advertising Startup Found Three Missing Children in China

Aug 19, 16 This Advertising Startup Found Three Missing Children in China

Posted by in General

About 20,000 children are trafficked every year in China, according to the U.S State Department. Trafficked children are most often sold for adoption, or later sold online for unpaid labor and prostitution. While the Chinese government and Chinese internet giants including Alibaba and Tencent are putting efforts toward...

read more

China social app Momo net income increased by 804% in Q2 2016

Aug 19, 16 China social app Momo net income increased by 804% in Q2 2016

Posted by in General

Momo, one of the leading mobile social networking app in China, reported increased net revenues of 222% year over year to $99.0 million in Q2 2016 though its monthly active users were down to 74.8 million in June 2016 from 78.4 million in June 2015. Momo’s net income increased 804% to $15.4 million in the second quarter 2016 from...

read more

Minitrue: Less Misery, More Patriotism in Rio Reporting

Aug 19, 16 Minitrue: Less Misery, More Patriotism in Rio Reporting

Posted by in General

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. Do not report on the miseries of Olympic athletes; report more on [their] patriotic spirit. (August 17, 2016) [Chinese ] Chinese coverage...

read more

Former Leader of the Week: Toad

Aug 18, 16 Former Leader of the Week: Toad

Posted by in General

The Word of the Week  comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon , a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens or encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around censorship and political correctness. “The Great Toad,”...

read more

Star Swimmer Suggests Shift in China’s Olympic Attitudes

Dubbed the “mystic energy girl” by online fans, 20-year-old Olympic swimmer and bronze medallist Fu Yuanhui has become an internet sensation in China and beyond after her hilariously animated post-swim interviews with state media CCTV went viral . Zheping Huang at Quartz reports: China’s internet can’t get enough of the...

read more
Page 1 of 8912345...102030...Last »