‘Adolf Xitler’ Among 500 Banned Nicknames for China’s President Exposed in Leaked Censor List

Posted on AllSides July 20th, 2022
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Adolf Xitler, Winnie The Poo and CoronaXi are among hundreds of nicknames for Chinese leader Xi Jinping banned from a Chinese social media app, leaked censorship guidelines revealed.

Scanning the internet for memes, satirical videos and negative comments about the Chinese president, content moderators of the Instagram-like Xiaohongshu identified 564 nicknames and sensitive terms related to Xi within a two-month period in 2020 and preemptively censored them from the platform. 

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