Sina Weibo says it has sacked and deplatformed one of its censors for inappropriate comments about another user. Photo: Shutterstock Sina Weibo says it has sacked and deplatformed one of its censors for inappropriate comments about another user. Photo: Shutterstock
Sina Weibo says it has sacked and deplatformed one of its censors for inappropriate comments about another user. Photo: Shutterstock

Sina Weibo sacks censor over online attack on bereaved user

  • Ji Haoyang falsely accused a woman of lying online about her mother’s death to gain traffic
  • His actions triggered a backlash and he lost his job

Topic |   Censorship in China
Sina Weibo says it has sacked and deplatformed one of its censors for inappropriate comments about another user. Photo: Shutterstock Sina Weibo says it has sacked and deplatformed one of its censors for inappropriate comments about another user. Photo: Shutterstock
Sina Weibo says it has sacked and deplatformed one of its censors for inappropriate comments about another user. Photo: Shutterstock
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