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WE ARE SOCIAL’S TUESDAY TUNEUP #230

Jun 29, 16 WE ARE SOCIAL’S TUESDAY TUNEUP #230

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​ All hell broke loose as social media exploded during Game of Thrones finale The eagerly anticipated season finale of Game of Thrones garnered hundereds of thousands of mentions on social media channels, with conversations peaking at 5,680 mentions per minute  on Twitter alone over the episode’s runtime. There were many key...

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China Uses Technology and Law to Fight Cheating

More than nine million high school students sat China’s grueling national college entrance exam, known as gaokao, this week. The exam, which determines a student’s academic future and subsequent job prospects, has been repeatedly criticized in recent years for its inequity and the associated corruption that exists in the college...

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Mainland and HK Police Probed Over Alleged Abuse

Beijing prosecutors launched a further investigation this Wednesday into five individuals involved in the death of Lei Yang , a 29-year-old environmentalist who died in police custody last month after being detained outside a massage parlor in Changping for allegedly soliciting prostitutes. Choi Chi-yuk at South China Morning Post...

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Censored Online, 1989 Remembered on Liquor Bottles and T-shirts

In the run-up to the 27th anniversary of the June 4, 1989 military crackdown on protesters in Beijing, officials have begun the annual round-up of activists and others whom they fear may seek to publicly commemorate the event. Related search terms on Weibo are inaccessible , and Tumblr has now been blocked in China . Activists Zhao...

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China Is VERY Cranky About Microsoft’s Forced Win10 Update

May 30, 16 China Is VERY Cranky About Microsoft’s Forced Win10 Update

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Just over a year ago Windows users in China found out that they would be getting a free upgrade to Windows 10, whether the current version they were using was pirated or not. It was a bold play by Microsoft for the Chinese consumer market, but they may have undone a fair bit of that goodwill, as netizens on the mainland are now...

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Secrets of WeChat and Weibo Feed Stream

May 27, 16 Secrets of WeChat and Weibo Feed Stream

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A post shared in Moments of a WeChat account, which has thousands of friends, could receive zero views. And, there is nothing wrong with that account that is active and works properly. Why? Similar to the algorithm of Facebook feed stream, WeChat Moments has its own of determining which postings are shown. If your WeChat or Weibo...

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