CAC deletes nearly 10,000 Chinese social media accounts

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Thousands of social media accounts have been eliminated by the nation’s top cyber authority. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has erased almost 10,000 Chinese social media accounts that it found to be in violation of the law. The account holders were accused of posting online content that the CAC deemed to be vulgar, sensational or politically harmful. Accounts were eradicated for a variety of violations. More specifically, thousands of Chinese social media accounts were erased for violations such as, “spreading politically harmful information, maliciously falsifying (Chinese Communist) party history,…

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QR codes from WeChat banned on the Weibo platform

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As the rivalry between the companies rages on, quick response codes have become the next battleground. The popular Chinese social media network, Weibo, has now announced that its users will no longer be able to use QR codes and other forms of promotion for its primary rival, WeChat, on its platform. A statement from Weibo has revealed that it will be halting users from sharing WeChat quick response codes. The rivalry between these two Chinese platforms has been rapidly building recently and this statement against the ability to use the…

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