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Perks & Punishments of Social Credit in China - What's on Weibo

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Social credit in China is one of the hottest China topics currently being discussed in foreign media,
 
May 27 · Issue #38 · View online
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Social credit in China is one of the hottest China topics currently being discussed in foreign media, as more local social credit experiments are rolling out across the country. But reports on social credit scores and systems often contain many misconceptions - what is it all about in reality? What can you do with a high Sesame Credit score? And how do Chinese social media users discuss the topic? Read all about it in our recent article on Social Credit in China as Gate to Punitive Measure & Personal Perks.  
After the alleged Douyin “ban” on Peppa Pig, social media platforms in China seem to be more eager to combat the rise of online sub-cultures. One online community that has particularly suffered from censorship this month is that of China’s “Rage Comics” aka “Baozou Manhua”. No idea what this is? We explain the trend behind the rage and the reason for its censorship here
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Manya Koetse, @manyapan, editor-in-chief What’s on Weibo
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