Online messaging services played a key role in Hong Kong’s anti-extradition protests. Photo: Winson Wong

‘Hong Kong Reddit’: how leaderless extradition protests took a lead from social media

  • Online platforms such as LIHKG and Telegram play a key role in helping protesters coordinate their moves and stay on message
  • Anonymity gives peace of mind, while coded language identifies ‘outsiders’
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Online messaging services played a key role in Hong Kong’s anti-extradition protests. Photo: Winson Wong
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