Chinese Social Media under the scanner after violations
Guwahati/ 11th August’2017 (Prag News Desk): Popular social media applications of China under investigation for alleged violations of cyber security laws. The country’s internet watchdog announced that social application Weibo, WeChat and Baidu Tieba were in the investigation list on Friday. The Office for Cyberspace Administration said the mention social application failed to monitor content, source added. Officials said that people were using such social platforms to spread terrorism including rumours were being spread among the people which included in offence and crime. Weibo, WeChat and Baidu Tieba were listed among the most popular social media application where millions of users engaged with it in China. China had blocked global social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram including global search engine like Google. The Chinese authorities heavily censor the internet as many popular sites were closed down immediately for corrupting as the administrations were routinely blocking content and removing post.