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Uproar in China over Xinhua's Twitter Account

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Xinhua News Agency's Twitter account has enraged Chinese people.

The Chinese are banned from using Twitter, Facebook and almost all other social networking sites.

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(This story is based on a radio interview. Listen to the full interview.)

These sites are behind the "Great Firewall of China." But Xinhua, the official news agency of China's communist party has its own Twitter account and many Chinese are outraged about it.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to Weiliang Nie, a senior producer with the BBC's China Service, about the issue.

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