Social media and censorship in China: how is it different to the West?

China has disrupted WhatsApp in a censorship drive ahead of the government’s Communist Party meeting next month.

Other social media platforms, which people in the West use every day, are also banned in mainland China.

Instead they’re replaced by other ones which the government can monitor.

So what social media platforms are Chinese people able to use?

Read the full article from BBC Newsbeat here.

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