Villagers are evacuated from Zouping, in Shandong, on Monday. Tencent Video has apologised for sending a message saying nearly everyone in the province had been killed in the typhoon. Photo: Xinhua Villagers are evacuated from Zouping, in Shandong, on Monday. Tencent Video has apologised for sending a message saying nearly everyone in the province had been killed in the typhoon. Photo: Xinhua
Villagers are evacuated from Zouping, in Shandong, on Monday. Tencent Video has apologised for sending a message saying nearly everyone in the province had been killed in the typhoon. Photo: Xinhua

Tencent Video sorry for message that Typhoon Lekima nearly wiped out population of Chinese province Shandong

  • China’s biggest video-streaming platform sent a push notification to subscribers that said almost everyone in the region had died
  • Company apologises for any harm caused, saying the error was the result of ‘editorial mistakes’ and it would conduct a review of its work practices

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Villagers are evacuated from Zouping, in Shandong, on Monday. Tencent Video has apologised for sending a message saying nearly everyone in the province had been killed in the typhoon. Photo: Xinhua Villagers are evacuated from Zouping, in Shandong, on Monday. Tencent Video has apologised for sending a message saying nearly everyone in the province had been killed in the typhoon. Photo: Xinhua
Villagers are evacuated from Zouping, in Shandong, on Monday. Tencent Video has apologised for sending a message saying nearly everyone in the province had been killed in the typhoon. Photo: Xinhua
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