City Debuts Official Microblog Yesterday
The long awaited official microblog of the Shenzhen Government made its debut yesterday. Having a twitter like social media platform the microblog will be operated by the city’s Internet information office together with the press office with the technical support of Tencent, a Shenzhen based Internet service provider.
The microblog http://t.qq.com/shenzhenfabu will feature a backdrop photo of Shenzhen Bay at night along with a video that promotes the city. The microblog will be a platform for the local government give away information about the city ranging from public service, city news, emergency responses and political affairs. The microblog will also feature links to official microblogs of several government districts and departments including education, civil affairs, public security and urban management.
By 1 pm yesterday the microblog have already attracted more than 66,000 followers. The microblog will be used as a platform for communication between residents and the government. Representatives of different government departments will also use the microblog to release information to the public.