WeChat blocked hundreds of keyword combinations about the coronavirus in China. Photo: Handout

How WeChat censored even neutral messages about the coronavirus in China

  • Hundreds of keyword combinations blocked on the social media app, Canada-based researchers find
  • Blacklisted terms change over time and include uncontroversial references to Chinese leaders
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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WeChat blocked hundreds of keyword combinations about the coronavirus in China. Photo: Handout
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