How Chinese netizens are reacting to the death of Queen Elizabeth II

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Queen Elizabeth II, peacefully passed away at the age of 96 in London on September 8th, 2022. The Queen inherited the throne at the age of only 25 and reigned for 70 years, making her the longest-serving British monarch in history and the first monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. During the Queen’s lifetime, she […]

Chinese netizens reflections on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics: National pride is alive and well

Chinese netizens reactions to the 2020 Toyko Olympics

Whether China won 38 or 42 gold medals, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics caused a rise of netizens commentary on Chinese social media. Through social media listening we gained a deeper understanding China’s national pride, but also openness and appreciation of other cultures.  Here are the main takeaways from social listening regarding Chinese netizens reflections on […]

What Chinese netizens say about the US 2020 election

What Chinese netizens say about the US 2020 election

On Tuesday, Nov. 3rd, the 2020 US Presidential Election drew attention from all around the world, including China. Considering the tense relationship between the two countries, it is not surprising. This year’s election was the hottest foreign-political topic on Chinese social media, even more heated than the 2016 election. Through social media listening, we can […]

Who are Chinese netizens? Analysis on Internet Users in China

Internet users in China; Chinese netizens

Currently China has 904 million Internet users, which is equal to 65% of the population. The unique thing about the usage of Internet in China is that 99.1% of total Chinese internet use is through mobile instead of laptop or desktop. Currently there are 897 million mobile users in China. Hence, the future growth of […]

How Chinese netizens react to the Black Lives Matter protests in the US

Chinese netizens reaction to black lives matter protests

A spark arises in the quiet Midwestern city of Minneapolis, Minnesota and within a week, the whole country catches fire from New York to Los Angeles. Since the death of Gorge Floyd, an African American who was suffocated to death by police on May 25th, thousands of Americans brave the curfews and confinement rules linked […]

Chinese reactions to Kobe Bryant’s death show influence has no boundaries

Chinese reactions to Kobe's death

When news of the NBA legend Kobe Bryant’s death broke on Sunday, January 27th, 2020, his death was mourned around the world, especially in China. Chinese reactions to Kobe Bryant’s death shows how he was beloved to the nation. The hashtag about Kobe Bryant’s death (#科比去世#) on Sina Weibo had accumulated about 6.5 billion views […]