China has cracked down on a popular WeChat account spreading lies and pushing anti-US messages. Photo: ShutterstockChina has cracked down on a popular WeChat account spreading lies and pushing anti-US messages. Photo: Shutterstock
China has cracked down on a popular WeChat account spreading lies and pushing anti-US messages. Photo: Shutterstock

China shuts down WeChat social media account claiming ‘US making dead bodies into hamburgers’

  • China has shut a virulent anti-US WeChat account for spreading fake news and stoking xenophobia, as Beijing moves to rein in misinformation on social media
  • Closure comes as Cyberspace Administration of China starts new campaign to clean up misinformation and conspiracy theories on Chinese internet
Topic |   China economy
China has cracked down on a popular WeChat account spreading lies and pushing anti-US messages. Photo: ShutterstockChina has cracked down on a popular WeChat account spreading lies and pushing anti-US messages. Photo: Shutterstock
China has cracked down on a popular WeChat account spreading lies and pushing anti-US messages. Photo: Shutterstock
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