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Weibo suspends accounts over tasteless comments

Chinese social media are fighting cynical jokes and remarks about the war in Ukraine on their platforms. The short message service Weibo has deleted 1,400 comments and temporarily or permanently suspended 262 accounts since Friday. The reasons were inappropriate comments by users whose insipidity had damaged the reputation of the Chinese nation. In addition to Weibo, TikTok parent Douyin also took action. The company deleted 6,400 short videos and 1,600 live streams.

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