Tencent wants to invest one million in Reddit and the community fears censorship. So they react with pictures of Winnie The Pooh.
China and Winnie the Pooh They have a long and complicated history of censorship. At that time, we already explained how the physical similarities between the messenger and the Secretary-General of China's Communist Party, Xi Jinping; They have produced weird episodes against the character.
Now, in the recent episode of this phenomenon; Reddit has been exposed to an epidemic of images by Winnie The Pooh.
All that a reaction after that it became known to the Chinese company Tencent I would have invested between $ 150 and $ 300 million in Reddit. Thus, one of its main shareholders becomes.
This exploited society's criticism and paranoia. During the fear, then, his beloved place may be subject to new censorship policy.
Tencent is the owner of WeChat, a very popular messaging program in China. And it has always been shown as a unit that supports the tough censorship policy. was introduced by the Communist regime in that country.
The fact is actually Reddit is blocked in China, which originate from the same restrictive methods. Under the motivation that the network becomes a more "healthy" environment for citizens.
This mix of factors has made the platform filled with memes with Winnie The Pooh. Where most users comment with irony what will be the future destination of the site.
But the most sensitive point of all would be Reddit change user policy for data usage. And this is a real danger that few people talk about.
Community integrity can be affected. So it would be necessary to carefully follow all changes of that type.