So, Twitter is definitely a sensitive subject in China.
As we reported in November 2010, a Chinese bride was arrested – on her wedding day – because of something she retweeted. The Chinese authorities sentenced her to one year of hard labor to “re-educate” her.
Twitter is, in fact, completely banned in the country, as are Facebook, Google+ and YouTube (and many more).
But that doesn’t mean the people of China aren’t still very active on social media.
Here’s a look at the social media landscape in China right now:
- Consumers Trust Social Media Recommendations (And Facebook Most Of All) [INFOGRAPHIC]
- 10 Effective Ways To Increase Your Twitter Followers [INFOGRAPHIC]
- Is Your Holiday Post Safe For Social Media? [FLOWCHART]
- More Than 70% Of Under 35s Research, Post And Talk About Brands On Social Media [STUDY]