China’s ‘social media queen’ Mimeng closes WeChat account with 13 million followers after outrage over fake story

//China’s ‘social media queen’ Mimeng closes WeChat account with 13 million followers after outrage over fake story

China’s ‘social media queen’ Mimeng closes WeChat account with 13 million followers after outrage over fake story

China’s “social media queen” Mimeng closed her widely read WeChat public account on Thursday after a fake story about a young cancer victim went viral, sparking widespread outrage amid the country’s ongoing crackdown on online content.Mimeng, who ran one of China’s most popular social media publishing platforms, or self-media accounts, amassed a fan base of 13 million WeChat followers and 2.6 million Weibo followers by writing sensational stories on topics of love, relationships, marriage and…

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By | 2019-02-22T03:52:34+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on China’s ‘social media queen’ Mimeng closes WeChat account with 13 million followers after outrage over fake story