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WeChat deletes Chinese university LGBT accounts in fresh crackdown

WeChat deletes Chinese university LGBT accounts in fresh crackdown

Chinese tech giant Tencent's WeChat social media platform has deleted dozens of LGBT accounts run by university students, saying some had broken rules on information on the internet, sparking fear of a crackdown on gay content online. Members of several LGBT groups told Reuters that access to their accounts was blocked late on Tuesday and they later discovered that all of their content had been deleted.

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