Weibo’s move has been perceived as a crackdown on ideas that do not fall in line with socialism.
Russia could ban Facebook as early as next year.
"I have a Twitter account and I think it is a suitable tool for public diplomacy, connecting to people around the globe and voicing our ideas."
The Russian government’s requests to remove online content from Google peaked in 2016, dwarfing the rest of the world.
Facebook relied on news values and editorial judgment practiced in traditional newspapers and television channels.
Republican Senator John Thune wants answers from Mark Zuckerberg on the allegations of Facebook’s political bias.
A former Facebook employee, however, tells Newsweek there was no policy to suppress conservative news.
The social network granted more than 55,000 content restrictions following government requests, largely related to a photo from inside the Bataclan music venue.
Only Turkey and Russia rank higher than Germany in the number of demands sent to Twitter for content to be removed.
Erdogan defended his government's policies on censorship, saying “media should never have been given the liberty to insult”