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I'm about to go to China for a few weeks, and would like to have my Facebook friends see my updates and photo postings. Facebook and other western social networks are blocked in China, so I had an idea to create an account on Weibo.com, the "Chinese Twitter".

Now, I'm looking for a tool like Twitterfeed, but so I can connect my Weibo to Facebook. I don't need Facebook to go to Weibo, just Weibo to Facebook. I realize it's "write only" from my perspective in China, but that's OK.

I searched for RSS feeds from Weibo, but didn't find anything useful. IFTTT has some recipe for Weibo > Facebook, but the "Sina microblogging RSS generator" it links to seems to be a pay service.

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Curiously, Instagram was not blocked when I was in China (Dec'12-Jan'13). This was how I shared the photos to facebook. Other things that don't work: Google+ (mostly because Picasa is blocked) as well as Google Drive. I read that Google Drive was blocked the day it went online, with rumors of China blocking it to protect Chinese cloud services. –  Fuhrmanator Jan 28 '13 at 12:20

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FaWave does exactly what you needed, and I'm using the same. http://techrice.com/2011/06/03/fawave-the-easiest-way-to-post-to-twitter-and-sina-weibo-simultaneously/

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FaWave requires a VPN to post to western social media sites. If I had a VPN, I wouldn't need to ask the question. I could post to Facebook directly. VPNs cost money but Weibo does not. –  Fuhrmanator Feb 23 '13 at 23:40

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