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Billionaire’s public break-up demonstrates significance of microblogging in China

Billionaire’s public break-up demonstrates significance of microblogging in China

By Sat, Jun 18, 2011 12:00PM UTC Comments Off Billionaire’s public break-up demonstrates significance of microblogging in China

The Chinese webspace was buzzing last week after high profile, billionaire Chinese businessman Wang Gongquan took to the web to reveal his decision to leave his wife and elope with his mistress. The corresponding message, posted to his Sina Weibo (China “Twitter equivalent”) account went viral taking China by storm and demonstrating the hugely active social...