The rapid-fire spread of information on Weibo and its peers means politics is not the only focus of concern for the authorities. Photo: Reuters The rapid-fire spread of information on Weibo and its peers means politics is not the only focus of concern for the authorities. Photo: Reuters
The rapid-fire spread of information on Weibo and its peers means politics is not the only focus of concern for the authorities. Photo: Reuters
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Web sharing hits raw nerve for officials

Fallout from rumour over bank goes all the way to the top as regulator targets Weibo and other mainland social media for tighter supervision

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The rapid-fire spread of information on Weibo and its peers means politics is not the only focus of concern for the authorities. Photo: Reuters The rapid-fire spread of information on Weibo and its peers means politics is not the only focus of concern for the authorities. Photo: Reuters
The rapid-fire spread of information on Weibo and its peers means politics is not the only focus of concern for the authorities. Photo: Reuters
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