TechCrunch TV: Inside Sina’s Weibo Microblog

Following the close of its TechCrunch Disrupt Beijing conference, TechCrunch visits the headquarters of Sina Weibo to ask about Sina’s mascot, its corporate culture, the features distinguishing Sina Weibo from Twitter, and how the service survived some of the problems that others encountered in China. (“I think this question is a little bit sensitive ….”)


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