Facebook may still be blocked in China, but that hasn’t stopped that country’s leading social network, Sina Weibo, from tapping login with Facebook to make it easier for users outside of China to register for its site.

Tech in Asia reported that the Hong Kong and Taiwan versions of Sina Weibo offer users the option to login with Facebook, as does the Chinese social network’s English-language site, although it is far more difficult to find on the latter.

According to Tech in Asia, the login with Facebook option was discovered by the team behind Surround, a third-party application that translates Chinese tweets posted to Sina Weibo.

Readers: Are you surprised that Sina Weibo turned to login with Facebook, even if it is limited to users outside of China?

Screenshot courtesy of Tech in Asia.