Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying. She saw potential for the Chinese government to use Western social media to change the conversation and perceptions around China. Photo: Reuters Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying. She saw potential for the Chinese government to use Western social media to change the conversation and perceptions around China. Photo: Reuters
Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying. She saw potential for the Chinese government to use Western social media to change the conversation and perceptions around China. Photo: Reuters

Diplomacy

Wolf Warriors in the West: how China’s diplomats are taking to Twitter

  • Are foreign affairs spokespeople and Chinese diplomats creating bold social media posts outside official channels or is it part of a grand plan?
  • The Twitter style of US President Donald Trump has influenced China’s diplomatic social media accounts, with all-cap posts and exclamation marks, observer says

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Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying. She saw potential for the Chinese government to use Western social media to change the conversation and perceptions around China. Photo: Reuters Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying. She saw potential for the Chinese government to use Western social media to change the conversation and perceptions around China. Photo: Reuters
Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying. She saw potential for the Chinese government to use Western social media to change the conversation and perceptions around China. Photo: Reuters
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