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Fanfoulogo 1.png
Web address
Commercial? Yes
Type of site
Available in Chinese:
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Launched 12 May 2007 (2007-05-12)
Alexa rank
negative increase 53,307 (February 2014)[1]
Current status Active

Fanfou (Chinese: 饭否) is a Chinese microblogging (weibo) website. It was the first Twitter clone in China.

History[edit] was created by Wang on 2007 May the 12th, originally running on a LAMP stack, as a Twitter clone complete with APIs.

It received funding from Hewlett-Packard on 2009 June the 2nd.[2]

It was closed on 2009 July the 7th due to censorship.[3]

It was then reopened on 2010 November the 11th.[4]


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 
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