Chinese social media users have taken to popular microblog Sina Weibo to mock media coverage of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visit, since Facebook is blocked in China.
Whilst outlets praised Mr Zuckerberg’s “sincere” acts of diplomacy, web users mocked the activities he has taken part in during his China visit, which included jogging through “hazy” Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, visiting the Great Wall and meeting China’s propaganda chief Liu Yunshan as well as fellow media guru Jack Ma.
‘Two Great Walls in China’
Chinese media have devoted extensive and surprisingly open coverage to Mr Zuckerberg’s visit.
The Breaking News account on Sina Weibo, which has over 49 million followers, asked users the question: “Will Facebook this time successfully enter the Chinese market?”