Now I get it…
Originally posted on Quartz:
The dress of disputed colors is causing mass discord in mainland China, just as it has in the United States. On Weibo, the country’s biggest microblog service, a discussion thread titled, “Is the skirt blue and black or white and gold?” has over 65,000 comments and over 4.6 million views. As has been the case on Facebook and Twitter, people on both sides of color debate are confused, divided, and scared.
“Weibo has exploded. What color is this dress? Some are saying it is blue and black, some say it is white and gold. Which is it!” one user wrote (registration required), in a comment with over 20,000 responses. One wrote, “It’s purplish blue and mustard gold, how can anyone see white and gold? Am I stupid?”
A discussion topic on Weibo: “Is the skirt black and blue or white and gold.”
One Weibo user posted the question, “Just tell me the truth, what color is this?”…
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