Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is currently visiting China in an attempt to learn more about the country's tech and culture trends, according to the company.
Twitter insists that this trip isn't to gain a foothold in the lucrative market, where Twitter has been blocked to users for six years by mandate of the Chinese government. Instead, it's a temperature test for how the population uses technology in general.
"Dick is visiting China because he wants to learn more about the Chinese culture and the country's thriving technology sector," a Twitter spokesman told Re/code. "We have no plans to change anything about our service in order to enter the market."