Kaifu Lee Still Upbeat On China’s Social Media Despite Sina And Tencent Weibo Suspension

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http://techcrunch.com – Despite being booted off his Sina and Tencent Weibo accounts for three days after criticizing state-run search engine Jike, former Google China head Kaifu Lee remains optimistic about social media in China. Lee posted an entry on his LinkedIn blog today on how he believes social media can help ordinary citizens in that country: Many people followed the news, and sent me their condolences about my recent predicament. With news like this, most of my American friends assumed that social media in China cannot thrive, due to tighter controls. While the controls are tighter, one must realize that so (IT news)