The decision to pull the accounts comes after BuzzFeed News and other outlets reported that Chinese state-run media outlets were running ads about Hong Kong on Facebook and Twitter.
As the Hong Kong protests continue, Chinese state media outlets are hoping paid ads on Facebook and Twitter will shift the narrative online.
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“We don’t know what this government can do. We don’t know what these police can do."
Riot police with batons and pepper spray charged protesters outside the terminal after days of extreme tension. One video showed a police officer drawing a gun.
“If we scare ourselves that easily, it’s going to be so easy for the police to break us apart. We have to stand strong and stand together,” Denise Ho told BuzzFeed News.
Pro-democracy demonstrators, wearing bandages in solidarity with a woman reportedly shot in the eye with a beanbag round by police, occupied Hong Kong's airport for a fourth day Monday.
One person was injured when a car struck a barrier set up by protesters as Hong Kong’s head of government said the city was on the “verge of a very dangerous situation.”
Limbs wrapped in plastic. Hard hats at the ready. The smell of spray paint thick. This was the scene in Hong Kong as protesters forced their way inside the government’s headquarters.
Au wants to protest a controversial bill that has divided Hong Kong. Au’s father wants police to crack down on protesters.
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Millions of dollars from US university endowments, foundations, and retirement plans have helped fund two billion-dollar Chinese facial recognition startups: SenseTime and Megvii. The Chinese government is using their technologies to surveil and profile its own citizens.
There’s been a flurry of anti-Apple and anti-US messages posted on Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, following new US–China tensions over Huawei.
Frontier Services Group has not publicly stated it is working in Iraq, but documents obtained by BuzzFeed News show it was registered there last year.
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"It's already hard describing who we work for," one CGTN source said. "This makes it even more complicated and uncomfortable when talking to anyone on the outside."
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“I’m starting to feel unsafe even though I’m in Canada,” Joanna Chiu wrote on Twitter.
The judges were named in a recent BuzzFeed News investigation.
The rules follow a BuzzFeed News Investigation that showed judges frequently up-score skaters from their own country.
Registering young people to vote was a top priority for the thousands of people who rallied across the US Saturday as part of the March for Our Lives protests against gun violence.