TWITTER HELPED CHINESE GOVERNMENT PROMOTE DISINFORMATION ON REPRESSION OF UIGHURS | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

TWITTER HELPED CHINESE GOVERNMENT PROMOTE DISINFORMATION ON REPRESSION OF UIGHURS

TWITTER HELPED TO promote Chinese government propaganda and disinformation about the country’s controversial internment camps in the Xinjiang region, a review of the company’s advertising records reveals.

The social media company today announced a policy change that would bar such promotion following an inquiry from The Intercept and an earlier controversy over similar propaganda related to demonstrations in Hong Kong.

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