The Consulate General of Republic of
Indonesia in Guangzhou
now has a Weibo account that can be accessed via www.weibo.com/indonesiagz.
The Consulate uses it as a medium
for promoting Indonesia in
area of economic, social and culture, as well as to engaging Indonesian
citizens in the provines of Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian and Hainan.
Weibo is a micro blogging social
media application which features service akin to Facebook and Twitter. Almost
all the consulates in Guangzhou
have their Weibo accounts and uses it as a promotion tool of their own country.
Since it was launched the first time in 2009, the users of Weibo currently
reaches around 500 million people, with as many as 100 million messages
uploaded to Weibo on a daily basis.