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Shanghai Metro Explosion

Shanghai Metro Explosion

There was a rumor going around in the internet that an explosion occurred in the Shanghai Metro 25th of June in the afternoon. Trace its roots and find out what really happened. Such is the power of social media.

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Expo Pavilion Popularity On The Net

Expo Pavilion Popularity On The Net

Which Shanghai World Expo pavilion is popular on the internet? Among netizens? Who is social media savvy?

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Microblogging: Its Future In China & In Flattening The World

Microblogging: Its Future In China & In Flattening The World

Insights into microblogging’s (i.e. Twitter) current role and future potential in China’s internet amongst Chinese netizens. How will it affect businesses, advertising, and marketing in China?

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Prominent IT Blogger Keso Suspended By Twitter

Prominent IT Blogger Keso Suspended By Twitter

Famous IT blogger Keso has his Twitter account blocked. Despite contacting Twitter, the account has not been restored after 48 hours. Another case of Silicon Valley ignoring the rest of the world?

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China’s Great Firewall Blocks Twitter, Flickr, Hotmail, Live, Bing

China’s Great Firewall Blocks Twitter, Flickr, Hotmail, Live, Bing

Several major websites & services have been blocked by the Chinese government in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Incident.

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CNBloggerCon Twitter people list

CNBloggerCon Twitter people list

I just went through about 30 pages of tweets tagged with the tag #cnbloggercon and pulled out all the tweeters that are talking about CNBloggerCon.  I’m sure... 

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Chinese Twitter World’s A-#080808…

Chinese Twitter World’s A-#080808…

OK, maybe not a full-blown meme yet, but look at this: Notice something that you’ve seen about four times in these seven tweets? The string #080808.Thanks... 

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Supernova 2008: Three insights about distributed conversations from FriendFeed, CoComment, Seesmic

Supernova 2008: Three insights about distributed conversations from FriendFeed, CoComment, Seesmic

I’m at a Supernova panel called Liquid Conversations that is generally about the migration of comments and participants away from the blog and to other venues,... 

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CIRC Conference blogs, links, and twittersphere coverage

CIRC Conference blogs, links, and twittersphere coverage

While Kai Pan has been attending and liveblogging the CIRC conference, I’ve been watching it from afar, frustrated that my Silicon Valley responsibilities... 

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Mind the Gap at 14:28: the Three Day Mourning Period and the American Twitterati

Mind the Gap at 14:28: the Three Day Mourning Period and the American Twitterati

Elliott: This post does not reflect the opinions of my co-bloggers, they are solely my own. Robert Scoble, this one’s for you. Via Fuzheado on Twitter, Robert... 

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Which China Twitterati are Twittering the most?

Which China Twitterati are Twittering the most?

Christine Lu (of China Business Network) compiled a great list of the (primarily English-language) China Twitterati on Twitter. If you’re on Twitter and am... 

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Tweet up! Meet up! The First-Ever Beijing Twitter Meetup

Tweet up! Meet up! The First-Ever Beijing Twitter Meetup

UPDATE: David also had excellent coverage about this momentous Beijing Twitter Meetup on TechBlog86. Go there for even more pictures! -Elliott So how do you name... 

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More than microblogging – Twitter sees first Beijing TweetMeet and first marriage proposal!

More than microblogging – Twitter sees first Beijing TweetMeet and first marriage proposal!

Note: Contributing Editor David Feng will be posting a more detailed follow up post on the 1st Beijing TweetMeet, coming soon to CN Reviews. Anyone who pooh-poohs... 

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