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China's Weibo warns users about posting content on Winter Olympics

The platform, which has over 570 million monthly active users, posted a notice on its official account and sent direct messages to its users

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Weibo, China's equivalent of Twitter, sent out messages to its users on Friday warning them against posting any content from the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics that belonged to broadcast rights holders or risk being blocked.

The platform, which has over 570 million monthly active users, posted a notice on its official account and sent direct messages to its users, irrespective of whether they had posted any Olympics content in the past.

In the notice, it said that China's state broadcaster CCTV owned the exclusive broadcasting rights for the Feb.

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First Published: Jan 28 2022 | 12:30 PM IST

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