The icon Tencent’s WeChat messaging application is seen in this arranged photograph. Photo: Bloomberg

WeChat has blocked 500 million postings in fight against fake news 

In a world where false and misleading information can reach billions instantly and online manipulation is becoming ever more sophisticated, governments are increasingly turning to legislation to combat fake news, putting pressure on social media platforms around the world to monitor posts by their users more rigorously.

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The icon Tencent’s WeChat messaging application is seen in this arranged photograph. Photo: Bloomberg
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