China’s Social Media Users Call Kim Jong Un ‘Fatty on the Train’ and ‘Obese Patient’ to Bypass Censors

Did North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un visit Beijing in his first official state visit outside of the country on Monday? Speculation was running wild on Chinese social media, but we still don’t know for sure. One thing we do know for sure: People in China get creative when they’re trying to bypass the country’s internet censors. Read More >>

New Terms Censored on Chinese Social Media Include ‘Disney’, ‘Wheel of History’, and ‘Personality Cult’

Next month, China will amend its constitution to scrap the 5-year term limit for the presidency. The move paves the way for the current president, Xi Jinping, to be leader for life and China’s internet censors are working overtime to erase disparaging remarks about the decision. Censors are erasing any mention of new banned words, like “Disney,” “change the law,” and “Brave New World.” Read More >>