Here are 13 Chinese phrases you will often see on social media:
关注 (guān zhù) follow
I can't decide if I should follow my ex-boyfriend on a microblog.
取消关注 (qǔ xiāo guān zhù) unfollow
You can choose to simply unfollow those users, block them or report the accounts to Twitter, as well – all with just one click.
粉丝 (fěn sī) follower
Did I tell you Victoria Beckham has just become my follower?
分享 (fēn xiǎng) share
Lots of parents share cute photos of their babies on social media sites.
回复 (huí fù) reply
We try to reply to all online inquiries within a week.
转发 (zhuǎn fā) repost/retweet
This is so useful I am going to repost it.
评论 (píng lùn) comment
Why don't you comment?
赞 (zàn)/点赞 (diǎn zàn) like
Her post only received one like.
This image has been liked thousands of times on Facebook.
加好友 (jiā hǎo yǒu) friend
She was so surprised when her ex-boyfriend friended her.
删除 (shān chú)/解除好友 (jiě chú hǎo yǒu) unfriend
Sixty percent of those polled say that it is "completely acceptable" to unfriend an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend.
私信 (sī xìn) private message/direct message
You can only send direct message to those who follow you.
朋友圈 (péng yǒu quān) Moments/Friend Circle
She shared her holiday pictures on her Moments.
简介 (jiǎn jiè)/个人资料 (gè rén zī liào) profile
Most social media sites ask you to upload a photo to your profile.
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