To stimulate online interest, the winner of the Netizen
Prize will this year for the first time be elected by the Internet public, who are invited to cast their vote online.
All material and data used to research China's netizen
discourse comes from some of China's most popular and well-known blogs, podcasts, and the following online communities and forums:
A selection of spring 2011 Chinese netizen
comments to this posting on the popular Internet portal Netease is revealing.
love the collective and escapist nature of the Internet, where avatars have become a nationwide obsession and are carefully designed as a form of self-expression and an extension of the user's personality.
This bill would create an "opt-in" system, in which it would be illegal for companies to communicate with netizens
unless first granted permission.
Google's threat and withdrawal angered many Chinese netizens
, whose population was 384 million by the end of 2009, with 3.
expressed great anger over the apathy of the passersby's depicted in the video, who paid little heed to rescue the child.
By the end of 2008, the total netizens
reached 298 million at an annual growth of 41.
Some of the posts were from netizens
who are out of the state, including former Antelope Valley residents and even a wanna-be resident.
Reflecting what many netizens
think, Katherine Catipay tweeted, "Going to sleep with a smile on my face: Korina Sanchez was give(n) a suspension by ABS-CBN.
took to Weibo, one of the popular social media in China, (http://arts.
Compared to some cases in which officials have pocketed hundreds of millions of yuan, this is not a serious case," the newspaper quoted one netizen
, as saying.