China closes down Harper’s Bazaar and other accounts related to celebrities on WeChat

As a result of a meeting on June 7 with the Beijing Cyberspace Administration, WeChat has taken down 25 public accounts,

China Closes Harper’s Bazaar’s WeChat Account, Again (Jun 2017), Harper’s Bazaar’s new WeChat account, “Bazaar Entertainment’s New Account,” which was launched on June 8, was shut down again on June 9 for violating online regulations in China. A 43% match.

China Closes Social Media Accounts from Top Outlets, including Harper’s Bazaar (Jun 2017), Along with the internationally renowned fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar, 24 other accounts on . media means for freedom of expression in China. “Why are you shutting down this one? A 66% match.

Fashion-related social media accounts shut down in celebrity gossip crackdown – China’s latest business and technology news (Jun 2017), including the WeChat account of the “internationally renowned fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar,” though, oddly, not its Weibo account. Only 21% similar.

Chinese Censors Have New Target: Celebrity News on 10th of Jun 2017, and its general WeChat account appeared to have survived. A spokesman for Harper’s Bazaar could not immediately be reached for comment. The closings prompted a swift outcry from China’s media circles. 29% alike.

Entertainment Accounts Closed as Party Emphasizes News Control Jun 11th, 2017 00:39 UTC, At the South China Morning Post . Along with the internationally renowned fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar, 24 other accounts on the super popular social media site WeChat were disabled. A 44% match.

China shuts down online showbiz gossip (Jun 2017), 27% alike.

Dossier, China closes down Harper’s Bazaar and other accounts related to celebrities on WeChat Jun 11th, 2017 11:34 UTC, China’s biggest internet companies, including Baidu, Tencent, Youku and NetEase were ordered to shut down accounts that offered celebrity news and gossip.