Social media, especially Twitter-like micro-blogs known as "weibo" in Chinese, are among the few channels where critical information and opinions circulate, often too quickly for the censors to react.
Ever since news of a crash on the country's showcase high-speed rail network that killed 40 people in July first appeared on micro-blogs - and derisive comments about the official response followed - the government has been battling to reassert control over the message.
The comedian and actor informed his million-strong followersonthesocialnetworking micro-blog
Users can micro-blog
information via SMS/MMS, mobile phones or the Web and can track the latest movements and comments of other Gezenzi subscribers.
Bloggers can use it to micro-blog, and developers can use its API to create applications on WriteLive.
Bloggers can partake in the site's capabilities to create micro-blogs, which can then be made public or managed through privacy settings.
18 ( ANI ): China has seen a surprise drop in the number of online micro-blog users with more than 27.
According to News24, there has been a significant increase in users of mobile messaging platforms, with features similar to micro-blogs.
Fishing website sets up member micro-blogs
with banner ads, directory listings
Building on their success in the Higher Education market, clearTXT created Zenect to enable organizations of any size to create their own micro-blogs
and mobile marketing networks quickly and easily.