Pony Ma, chairman of Tencent Holdings, at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen. He says the issue of fake news stories should be taken very seriously. Photo: Simon Song

WeChat chief raises alarm over fake news in wake of Trump win

Tencent boss Pony Ma underlines need to regulate content on social media but another industry executive warns the authorities against excessive reactions to public opinion

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Pony Ma, chairman of Tencent Holdings, at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen. He says the issue of fake news stories should be taken very seriously. Photo: Simon Song
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