Twitter should look to Weibo for inspiration for what can be done. It’s like a mashup of Tumblr, Zynga, Facebook, and Twitter. It’s very picture-based, whereas Twitter is still very text-based. In Weibo, the pictures are right under each post, so you don’t have to make http://www.fastcompany.com/1842561/studying-social-media-in-china?partner=rssan extra click to view them. And […] people are very subversive in hiding messages in pictures. These pictures are sometimes very different than what people are texting, or will often say a lot more than the actual text itself.
— What Twitter can learn from Weibo: interview with digital ethnographer Tricia Wang: