After the elections in the United States, Facebook and Twitter suspected the censorship of speech. Aside from the dissatisfaction of right-wingers in the United States, Hong Kong also has a large number of dissatisfied voices and has begun to invite Hong Kongers to “transition” to use MeWe or Gab as new social media. Recently, Facebook’s language censorship in Hong Kong has intensified and many people have received warning messages from Facebook. There are also a number of Hong Kong “hate speech” deleted from Facebook. Today (5th) more than 120,000 “Tai Po Tai Po” group was suddenly blocked and many regional discussion forums have begun relocating headquarters to MeWe to prevent Facebook from “fighting pornography”.
Many Facebook groups this morning were surprised by the blocking of the “Tai Po Tai Po” group. Previously there were “Tai Po cats like cats” (more than 200,000 members) and “Drive carefully (discuss the driving attitudes of others) Also large groups of” “(300,000 members) and” Friends of Sha Tin “(nearly 30,000 members) were canceled after being accused of violating community rules. There were more than 200,000 members of the” Tmall “group. The ban was lifted earlier. However, many” Blue Silk “groups “They have not been treated by Facebook even though they are full of hate speech.
The group’s administrators approved to help tyranny suppress democracy and freedom
Already after the US elections, many Hong Kong people supported the transition. The Tai Po group has started to open a new group in MeWe. After being blocked today, it was reported that thousands of people joined and many Facebook groups. The group also started creating a new group in MeWe to prevent Facebook from being “anti-pornographic”.
“Tai Po Tai Po” criticized in the MeWe group that Facebook censorship is helping tyranny suppress the voice of democracy and freedom. At the moment, many porn or online media stores have started creating new pages on MeWe, and some district councilors have joined the ranks of MeWe. In recent weeks, MeWe has ranked first in the Hong Kong App Store and the United States. Last week MeWe recorded over 11.6 million users who joined, almost double the over 6 million in October.
Netizens have expressed dissatisfaction with Facebook’s recent censorship. Among them, Chen Shu, Facebook’s director of public policy for Hong Kong and Taiwan, is a Shanghai native who is using the Facebook platform to help the mainland censor Hong Kong.
Unknown groups suspect that MeWe “nesting” must be vigilant
However, some netizens also mentioned that you need to be careful when joining a group in MeWe. If a group asks candidates to answer questions about the fight, such as “Will you have dreams with yourself or someone in 2019?”, “Have you ever eaten” Or have you asked for “cigarettes”? “Netizens pointed out that the general group did not allegedly asked netizens to explain the wrestling experience and appealed to applicants to beware; there are also special articles providing MeWe’s introductory teaching for reference.
Link MeWe regional group (partial):
Sham Shui Po Neighborhood Association: https://mewe.com/join/sspna
Tsuen Wan Neighborhood Association: https://mewe.com/join/tsuenwan
Tai Po Daipu: https://mewe.com/join/taipo
MOS Maanshan: https://mewe.com/join/mos
Wong Tai Sin: https://mewe.com/join/wts
For Kwa Wan: https://mewe.com/join/tkw
NT East Avengers: https://MeWe.com/join/NTeast
Tai Kok Tsui: https://mewe.com/join/taikoktsui
Tseung Kwan O | Fire Terrace: https://mewe.com/join/tkobeacontower
Tuen Mun: http://mewe.com/join/tuenmun
The new generation of Kai Tak: https://mewe.com/join/kaitak
Comments from netizens in the LIHKG forum:
“There is no privacy on Facebook. If you monopolize online speech, gangsters don’t like your speech and you can report it and the relationship will always be effective. It’s so dark and innocent.”
“Is there no reason to keep using Weibo?”
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