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Weibo is taking down posts hashtagged #les, short for lesbian

Roughly a year after Sina Weibo introduced a controversial ban on gay-themed content, which sparked a massive outcry that…

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‘Clean, healthy, civilized, organized’: Sina Weibo implements age restriction

Sina Weibo, one of China’s most popular social media platforms, announced this…

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Is there no room for freaks in the Chinese Dream?

Image created using a photo by Elvin Ruiz   All of China’s genuine…

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The People’s Daily, just before Weibo revokes gay content ban: ‘Homosexuality is not a mental illness’

A rare piece of good news for freedom of expression in China: Sina Weibo, confronting a colossal backlash from…

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Sina Weibo denounced for manipulation of trending topics and inadequate censorship

Links in Chinese unless otherwise specified It’s been a shaky few months for Sina Weibo, China’s largest microblogging service….

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Sina Weibo removes smoking cigarette emoji, says it’s ‘not cool anymore’

“Smokers won’t quit smoking because of the removal of an emoji, and non-smokers won’t start to smoke only…

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When a typo is no laughing matter

“Trump campaign chief charged with battery,” read a New York…

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