Chinese censors have deleted nearly 10,000 social media accounts in three weeks in a fresh crackdown set to become a “new norm”. Photo: EPA

‘Winter has come’: Chinese social media stunned as nearly 10,000 accounts shut down

  • Cybercensor says sweeping crackdown will help establish a new norm to rein in influencers ‘damaging’ online public opinion
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Chinese censors have deleted nearly 10,000 social media accounts in three weeks in a fresh crackdown set to become a “new norm”. Photo: EPA
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Zhuang Pinghui

Zhuang Pinghui

Based in Beijing, Zhuang Pinghui joined the Post in 2004 to report on China. She covers a range of issues including policy, healthcare, culture and society.