What is “tvb.com microblog”?
“tvb.com microblog” is a partnership between tvb.com and Tencent, providing tvb.com users with micro-blogging service.
What services can I enjoy for having a “tvb.com microblog” account?
Having a “tvb.com microblog” account, you can,
• Always listen to any of TVB artistes and other celebrities, tracking their every move
• Use the conversation function to hold direct talks with artists and celebrities
• Rebroadcast some interested /hot topics /broadcasts
• Respond to a topic/broadcast while retwit at the same time to express your personal thoughts
• Bookmark your favorite broadcasts
• Establish topics in “My Homepage”, post what you want to say and view the topics published by those who you have listened
• Review your past broadcast in “My Broadcast”
• Review your rare collection in “My Collection”
Why should I register a “tvb.com microblog” account?
Becoming “tvb.com microblog” member, a personal homepage is granted to you. You can receive the most updated broadcast from artists, members and friends you listened to immediately after login; you can also enjoy all the “tvb.com microblog” function, which make you feel like you are truly close to the celebrities and enjoy the fun of being a “tvb.com microblog” member.
If you are not a ‘tvb.com microblog” member yet, you can only view “tvb.com microblog” content, leave messages in the fanwall or reply to the broadcasts, but not using the interactive functions such as retwit, conversation, listen, and a personal homepage is not granted.
Are “tvb.com microblog” and Tencent Weibo the same? What is the difference between the two?
Both contents are synchronized. Any action you made on one side, like broadcast, listen, retwit, etc. will be immediately synchronized to the other side, except changing the profile information.
Is there any service charge for “tvb.com microblog”?
“tvb.com microblog” services is free to use.
How can I create a “tvb.com microblog” account?
You should be a tvb.com member and process a QQ number to register a “tvb.com microblog” account.
If you are not a tvb.com member yet, you can register at http://www.tvb.com/ , and then come back to “tvb.com microblog” page and use the new account to login.
If you are already a tvb.com member, you may use your tvb.com membership to login directly; after login, a window will pop up, asking you to register a new Tencent Weibo ID or login your current Tencent Weibo account, and authorize to connect this account with your tvb.com account. You may now enjoy all functions of “tvb.com microblog”.
I am already a tvb.com member but not process a Tencent Weibo account, can I use functions within “tvb.com microblog”?
Yes, you can.
However, you are only allowed to reply to a broadcast and leave message on fanwall. Therefore, we highly recommend that you register a Tencent Weibo account. You may click on create tvb.com microblog button in web page, register as a Tencent member by following the instructions. After you register successfully, the account will immediately connect with your tvb.com account, and then you can enjoy all functions within “tvb.com microblog”.
I already have a Tencent Weibo account, but not yet a tvb.com member, can I use the functions within “tvb.com microblog”?
No, you cannot.
Users must first register as a tvb.com member and connect the account with Tencent Weibo account before using all functions within “tvb.com microblog”.
I already logged in tvb.com, but Tencent registration window does not pop up during the microblog registration process, what should I do?
It may due to your browser which identifies tvb.com or qq.com site as potentially dangerous; therefore window cannot be pop up. You can temporarily turn off the browser's “Pop up blocker” function, or add tvb.com and qq.com to the “trusted sites”.
May I modify my profile?
Yes, you may.
Members can change your account setting and profile at tvb.com. For your profile in Tencent Weibo, you have to modify it in Tencent Weibo website separately.
May I change my password?
Yes, you may.
If you want to change your tvb.com account password, just click the nickname on header after login, you may then change your password in your profile. If you want to change Tencent account password, please visit Tencent Weibo website.
Why can’t the personal information I changed in tvb.com synchronize to Tencent Weibo?
Based on members’ privacy, personal data of two sites are handled independently; members, who would love to edit their profile, must visit tvb.com and Tencent Weibo to modify them respectively.
Do I need to login twice for visiting “tvb.com microblog”?
When you create your “tvb.com microblog” and connect your tvb.com membership with Tencent Weibo account, you only have to login with your tvb.com account when you come back next time to use the microblog function.
What is Listen?
When you listen to a certain TVB artistes or other celebrities, his/her latest broadcast will appear in your homepage.
What is Broadcast?
Broadcast is the content which broadcast by users, which can be in text (140 words or less), photo or video format.
What is Reply?
You may reply (140 words or less) to others broadcast, or you may also choose to retwit at the same time.
What is Retwit?
When you want to share a certain broadcast/topic, you can add your own comment (140 words or less) during retwit. Or, you may simply retwit the broadcast.
What is Collection?
You may bookmark a topics or a broadcast which is interesting to you. It will be stored in “My Collection”.
What is Conversation?
You can choose who to listen according to your own preference and start conversation; the conversation will be displayed in the homepage of people that you are listening to.
What is Tencent Weibo verification?
In order to avoid misunderstanding caused by confusion of identity, Tencent Weibo uses authentication policy. All TVB artists and celebrities will have Tencent Weibo verification; this is to ensure that “tvb.com microblog” personal profile is true and accurate, and to encourage the user to be responsive for their broadcast.
Can I apply for Tencent Weibo verification?
This feature is not yet open in “tvb.com microblog”, we recommend that you to apply it through Tencent Weibo.
Can I see the broadcast published by people I have not listen to?
Yes, you can.
However, you can only search them through “tvb.com microblog” or Tencent Weibo in order to view his / her broadcast. Broadcast will only be shown instantly at your homepage for those members, artists or celebrities you are already listening to. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you listen to the people you care about, in order to follow their news!
Can I retwit or reply to the broadcast which own by people I have not listen to?
Yes, you can.
Again, you can only to search them through “tvb.com microblog” or Tencent Weibo before you can retwit or reply to the broadcast; broadcasts of that celebrity will not automatically appear at your “tvb.com microblog” homepage.
How can I return to my homepage?
Members can click on tvb.com microblog button on tvb.com header to return to your homepage; or go to t.tvb.com and click on the activate tvb.com microblog button to return to members’ homepage.
Why does my broadcast being deleted?
“tvb.com microblog” respects freedom of expression, but strictly prohibits curse, foul language, malicious criticism and non-facts claims. If members’ broadcast or messages are related to the above, they will be deleted. It is very much appreciated that members can work together to maintain harmony and order in “tvb.com microblog”.
Which e-mail can I contacted in case of problems found?
If you have any problem related to “tvb.com microblog”, you may send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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