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Editor note: below is a translation of Beijing News' interview with Hu Yong, a Beijing University Professor, on the potential of micro-blogging in political engagement in China.
The potential of Microblogging to become a milestone
If the BBS was the first milestone, then microblogging certainly has the potential to become the second. The meaning behind the microblog becoming a milestone, is in the way it spreads information.
BJ News: You have long been concerned about the development of the Internet; how do you view this emerging microblogging communication tool?