Mainland Chinese felt no effects from the protests roiling Hong Kong -- until Beijing pulled the plug on another social network.
Ilham Tohti's unjust fate says much about the Chinese Communist Party's dark vision for the web's future.
Afraid for his hold on power, Putin is cracking down on Internet freedom with a flurry of new laws.
Fake terrorism threats, online dissidents, and smear campaigns by bogus accounts -- it's all part of Twitter's Chinatown.
Angry online complaints, 'online riots,' fake sales -- why are some Alibaba e-tailers feeling so squeezed?
Are all those online iPhone 6 videos and rumors a problem for Apple?
The recent Beijing nuptials of Brian Davidson are the talk of Weibo.
An eclectic social media debut for the world's largest political organization.
Even on the country's raucous Internet, users are mourning the journalist's death and criticizing media outlets who do not.
Online hostesses are making hundreds of thousands of dollars in hard cash as men buy virtual Ferraris, flowers, and even titles of nobility to impress them.
A miniseries on reformist Deng Xiaoping is exposing deeper divisions in Chinese society and its ruling party.
"Pengpai" has tens of millions of dollars in funding, and everyone in journalism is talking about it. But no one seems pleased.
Technology is connecting people all over the world, giving them new power and a stronger voice. But is it making government any better?
Crowdsourced translation site Cenci gets "erased from the planet."
It was more active even than June 4, and proof that Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests have spooked Beijing.
Even high cadres quake at the term ‘shuanggui,’ an extra-judicial interrogation method that has claimed lives.
Chinese web users debate what their new map might resemble. Cough.
Why aren't Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube doing more to keep ISIS from spreading hatred and violence on social media?
What would really happen if Chinese citizens could cast ballots in Hong Kong's referendum?
Even in the Information Age, there are unknown quantities in Brazil.
Tunisia's media sector still has a long way to go before it can serve as a bulwark of democracy. The third in our series of Lab Reports on Tunisia.
Iran’s ayatollahs are going nuts over a harmless video. But they’re not the first autocrats to obsess about the impact of popular culture.
For Chinese, living abroad isn't enough to escape online spooks.
A former employee says Jack Ma sees himself as an artist, not a businessman.
Chinese state media thinks so. Meet the country's legions of 'junmi.'
What happens in WeChat's private chats isn't staying there, and it has the government worried.
Web users there think China should sue back.
The best antidote to propaganda isn't counterpropaganda. It's access to accurate information.