Radio Free Asia: China Orders ‘National Security’ Probe Into Top Three Social Media Platforms

Radio Free Asia: China Orders ‘National Security’ Probe Into Top Three Social Media Platforms. “China’s powerful Cyberspace Administration said on Friday it has ordered investigations into several hugely popular social media platforms for hosting content that ‘harmed national security.’ The internet regulator said it had directed its Beijing and Guangdong branches to launch probes into content hosted by Tencent’s WeChat smartphone-based chat app, Sina’s Twitter-like Weibo service and Baidu’s Tieba forum platform.”