As some of you might already be aware, China has a tendency of copying working models in the western technology sector. They have QQ (Formerlly known as OICQ) for ICQ, they have 人人(renren) for Facebook, and even 百度(Baidu) for Google. Don’t be mistaken and think that these are on the caliber of knockoff Giorgio Armani suits that can be purchased for a mere fraction of their authentic counterparts. These are technology giants in their own right and forces to be reckoned with.
So of course with popularity of Twitter, the Chinese could not let the opportunity go to waste. Executed by the internet media giant Sina, borned 新浪微博(Sina Weibo). Sina has been historically successful from its portal and blogging properties, and there are actually a few things that it does arguably better than Twitter that evolves it to a different if not better product.Read on →