Access Blocked Twitter in China

By Sidharth | How-to

Where free speech seems to be adorned and the internet living is also affected in China, it seems the internet browsing is totally snugged out in China. In popular China places like Beijing and Shanghai, people are trying out ways to access blocked websites. Though China has pretty much everything of there own, i.e  – there own local Social networking to Search engine and instant messenger!

But if you want to access blocked China websites and want to get around the filters for specifically accessing twitter and its search hashtags, then here are a few tips and ideas to help you out.

Accessing Blocked Websites in Chinatwitter_blocked

Make use of proxy – Proxy websites are popular, though some of the Chinese proxies are blocked but you can always make use of updated proxy list and get a VPN connection through proxy (Works for every blocked site) that allows you to access the webpage anonymously.

Switch to OpenDns –  Head over to Open dns website and configure your DNS to the described value that will help you in accessing sites quickly.

Twitter alternative – Though twitter.com web interface is blocked, you can try out itweet and other tweeting clients online for accessing blocked twitter in china and also around the world.

And if you know any ways for accessing blocked sites then do let me know via comments.

About the Author

Hi, I am Sidharth. Full-time blogger. Editor of Blogote. And a self-proclaimed geek!