ADVISORY, April 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Weibo Corporation [WB], a leading social media platform for people to create, distribute and discover Chinese-language content, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The NASDAQ Stock Market today, April 17.
In honor of the occasion, Charles Chao, Chairman and Gaofei Wang, Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.
*(PRONOUNCED: Way - Bwoh)
NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Weibo Corporation [WB] Media Contact:
ICR for Weibo
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Weibo Corporation [WB]:
Weibo is a leading social media platform for people to create, distribute and discover Chinese-language content. By providing an unprecedented and simple way for Chinese people and organizations to publicly express themselves in real time, interact with others on a massive global platform and stay connected with the world, Weibo has had a profound social impact in China. In March 2014, Weibo had 143.8 million MAUs and 66.6 million average DAUs. Over 70% of our MAUs in December 2013 accessed Weibo from mobile devices at least once during the month.
A microcosm of Chinese society and a cultural phenomenon in China, Weibo allows people to be heard publicly and exposed to the rich ideas, cultures and experiences of the broader world. Media outlets use Weibo as a source of news and a distribution channel for their headline news. Government agencies and officials use Weibo as an official communication channel for disseminating timely information and gauging public opinion to improve public services. Individuals and charities use Weibo to make the world a better place by launching charitable projects, seeking donations and volunteers and leveraging the celebrities and organizations on Weibo to amplify their social influence.
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