The Internet, Social Media, and a Changing China

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Introduction. The Internet, Social Media, and a Changing China

1. World Bank data on Internet use indicate 45.2 percent of Chinese were Internet users in 2013, http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/IT.NET.USER.P2.

2. Sina Weibo claims 500 million users, but the vast majority—on the most skeptical estimates up to 90 percent—of accounts are “zombie” accounts or otherwise not actively used. “Sina Weibo Boasts 500 Million Users,” China Daily, December 21, 2013; Patrick Boehler, “Almost All Weibo Messages Are Generated by Just 5 Per Cent of Users,” South China Morning Post, April 8, 2104 (reporting on study by Fu King-wa of the University of Hong Kong); “Sina Says Weibo Daily Active Users up 4 Pct to 61.4 Million,” Reuters, February 24, 2014.

3. Governance Project, Stanford University, “Documenting China’s Digital Divide” (2012), http://governanceproject.stanford.edu/research/documenting_chinas _digital_divide/; Michelle W. L. Fong, “Digital Divide Between Urban and Rural Regions in China,” Electronic Journal on Information Systems in Developing Countries 36, no. 6 (2009): 1–12.

4. See Benjamin L. Liebman, “A Populist Threat to China’s Courts?,” in Chinese Justice: Civil Dispute Resolution in Contemporary China, ed. Margaret Y. K. Woo and Mary E. Gallagher (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011), 269–313.

5. Kevin O’Brien and Lianjiang Li, Rightful Resistance in Rural China (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2006).

6. Austin Ramsey, “Conflict in the Air: U.S. Vows to Keep Reporting on Pollution in China,” Time, June 6, 2012.

7. Baidu allegedly rejected the offer. See Shai Oster and Loretta Chao, “China Arrests 2 in Milk Scandal as Number of Sick Infants Rises,” Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2008.

8. “The Business Behind the Illegal Deleting of Internet Postings,” China Youth Daily, December 24, 2012.

9. “Sina Weibo: ‘China’s Twitter’ to List in the U.S.,” BBCNews, March 14, 2014.

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