Wechatscope · March, 2019

WeChatscope is a research initiative at The University of Hong Kong's Journalism and Media Studies Centre. WeChatscope aims to make censored articles of WeChat’s public accounts in China open access by monitoring a list of selected WeChat public accounts and detecting removed contents. Learn more: http://wechatscope.jmsc.hku.hk/

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Censored on WeChat: #MeToo in China

  26 March 2019

The term “rice bunny”, which sounds similar to “me too” when spoken in Chinese, was used as a replacement hashtag to get around the censors.

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