In the shadow of Tiananmen, LinkedIn succumbs to China’s censorship

China’s efforts to wipe the memory of the Tiananmen Square massacre have extended to the professional social media network.

The tentacles of Chinese censorship have extended to the US professional social media network LinkedIn on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre. The reach of Chinese censorship is far wider than previously thought, and includes the international version of LinkedIn as well as people who are located outside of China.

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