Not many foreigners know about it. But when it comes to social media, the Chinese are absolutely crazy about it. You don't see them chatting on Twitter or sending messages on Facebook.
There is an obvious reason for that. One is the one that everyone knows, they are blocked. But that's not the main reason at all.
Even if they would be unblocked, most Chinese would go to Chinese internet services fore their daily social fix. One must understand, that China is like one big community. Also known as a collective society. There people are not seeking for individualistic ideals, that's the very exact reason why the Chinese social mediums are much more attractive to locals. And will continue to be for along time to go.
It's not America, at least for quite more years if the government keeps on with it's policies.
PS. Check out the latest post on Chinese social media here!