Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Social media giants essentially granted government officials the ability to censor and suppress speech in the name of fighting “misinformation,” by providing them direct access to flag posts and an open line of communication with senior executives, according to a report by The Intercept. The outlet found that the short-lived … Continue reading What Facebook and Twitter did to help Biden administration sensor social media contents
Twitter says it has removed nearly 6,000 accounts it has deemed tied to a state-backed information operation in Saudi Arabia. Twitter says the accounts violated its "platform manipulation policies" and targeted discussions related to Saudi Arabia and advancing its geopolitical interests. The 5,929 accounts removed are part of a larger group of 88,000 accounts engaged … Continue reading Why is Twitter deleting Saudi-related accounts?
WeChat is an all-in-one social media platform that combines services such as those offered by WhatsApp, Facebook, Uber and Apple Pay. It also acts as a news service via numerous WeChat Official Accounts (also called Public Accounts). These accounts allow government agencies, business corporations, and social organisations to post and distribute news stories to subscribers. WeChat users registered outside … Continue reading Why Australia banned China’s most popular chat app
Having spent a few years in China, I understand what a hectic task it is for foreigners to visit websites like Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. If you are an expat boarding the next available flight to China, I bet you already know what a VPN is and what a VPN is used for. If … Continue reading Best VPN for China
China has extended its censorship to foreign academic publishers, reports confirm. According to Radio Free Asia (RFA), one of the affected publishers which is regarded as one of the world's largest academic publishing house, confirmed that over 1,000 of its journal articles were blocked in China. Chinese internet users were unable to gain access to … Continue reading Why China’s academy produces biased materials
A Chinese woman has torn apart the cultural blindfolds covering the country from unholy pornographic infiltration from the West, after she willingly posed for a nude photo shoot in public--a lake, of all places. They called it "art". The woman and her photographer defied Chinese government's strict censorship on pornography by this adventure which has aroused criticisms … Continue reading Nude Photo Shoot: Chinese Woman Taking Photography To A New Level.