Twitter user numbers overtaken by China’s Sina Weibo – BBC News

Twitter user numbers overtaken by China's Sina Weibo - BBC News

Twitter user numbers overtaken by China’s Sina Weibo – BBC News

There are now more people using Sina Weibo, the Chinese micro-blogging platform, than there are using Twitter.According to the Chinese company’s first quarter results, it has 340 million active monthly users, 30% up on the previous year.About 154 million people use the site daily, 91% of whom access it via mobile.By comparison, Twitter, which is blocked in China, has around 328 million active monthly users.”Our relentless focus to build the best social media experience in China is reflected in Weibo’s strong performance,” Gaofei Wang, Weibo chief executive, said in a statement.”Looking ahead, we continue to see strong momentum, as we further optimise Weibo to share, discover and consume information, especially for the mobile, social and video environment.”

Källa: Twitter user numbers overtaken by China’s Sina Weibo – BBC News

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