Updated 11:29 AM EDT, Tue, Jun 16, 2020

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WeChat Accounts Suspended By Tencent Due To New Censorship Rules In China

More than 300 WeChat mobile accounts have been suspended by China's Tencent Holdings, Ltd. In addition, approximately 40 other messaging app accounts have been banned by the company. The decision to temporarily put on hold the aforementioned social networking accounts has been made in adherence to the government restrictions imposed recently. Reports show that such messaging apps and other social media platforms have been employed to spread political news online.

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