Chinese social media firms and streaming platforms promise to back crackdown on celebrity culture by removing content that fuels fan fights

Published Sep 11 2021 at 12:00 PM GMT
  • Chinese social media and streaming platforms have promised to remove content that triggers fights by obsessive fans as part of a broader crackdown on celebrity culture.
  • The China Association of Performing Arts, a semi-official industry body, said on Saturday that social media platforms such as Weibo, Douyin and Xiaohongshu, along with video-streaming platforms Bilibili and Tencent Video, had agreed to remove posts and comments that generated animosity between rival fan groups.



  • Published Sep 11, 2021 12:00 PM GMT