As mídias sociais vão acabar com a democracia
Inside the Weird, Dangerous World of Japan’s Girl ‘Idols’, no Daily Beast:
What Yamaguchi Maho and the other idols have done by coming out now is groundbreaking. You would’ve never seen this before in the old days with Onyanko Club [a mega idol group in the 1980s]. It would’ve been career suicide. Really, social media has allowed for this to happen.”
China Deletes 7 Million Pieces of Online Information, Thousands of Apps – no NY Times.
Control of the internet has tightened under President Xi Jinping – an effort that has accelerated since 2016, as the ruling Communist Party seeks to crack down on dissent in the booming social media landscape.