As cities have shut down and residential compounds have issued curfews, social media in China have become more important than ever. But it is a place of rumours and mistruths.
TikTok is a music and video sharing app – and it’s huge.
TikTok allows users to create and share short videos with music – there's a lot of lip synching.
WeChat is the preferred social networking platform in China, as well as among the Chinese-speaking diaspora in Australia.
According to a new study, Mandarin-speaking voters look to their friends and key social media influencers to inform how they should vote in Australian elections.
WeChat is the most popular social networking platform among Mandarin speakers in Australia.
WeChat is now a must for politicians. How they can best harness it to win key votes is a trickier question.
WeChat is a Chinese social media platform, similar to Facebook.
Findings from a new study suggest that the main source of news for Mandarin-speakers living in Australia is local, Chinese-language outlets accessed via WeChat.
WeChat is an all-in-one social media platform that combines services such as those offered by WhatsApp, Facebook, Uber and Apple Pay.
Chinese-language social media in Australia are increasingly a focus for local political parties.
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Tencent’s monetisation strategy so far has been counter-intuitive to the traditional way of doing business.
Australia was one of the first offshore markets targeted by WeChat Pay.
China's most popular social media app WeChat is on the rise in Australia thanks to demand from Chinese students and tourists. Here's what you need to know if you plan to use it.
Indonesia should start a nationwide movement to combat digital illiteracy, a hidden inequality that persists in much of the country.
Indonesia has a lot of catching up to do to provide its people with skills, including digital literacy, to find jobs in a shifting landscape propelled by innovation in digital technology.
Chinese authorities are cracking down on new media.
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Like regulators elsewhere, Chinese authorities are unlikely to keep up with new forms of online media.
China’s mourning over the Tianjin disaster has taken place both online and off.
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Social media is rewriting patterns of communication in China.
Anyone got a good VPN so I can get on Facebook?
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to float on the New York stock exchange in what could be the largest initial public offering in US history. The success of Alibaba and fellow Chinese firm JD.com…