China’s Social-Media Smoke Screen

China’s Social-Media Smoke Screen

It has long been suspected that the Chinese government, as part of its effort to control the Internet within its borders, surreptitiously floods social media with fake posts written by a vast army of hired promoters posing as ordinary people. The “50-cent party,” it’s called, because each fake post supposedly earns its author 50 cents.

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 http://harvardmagazine.com/2017/05/china…

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