• Why China Is Banning Winnie The Pooh Mentions From Social Media

    5 days ago - By Inquisitr

    China has banned all mentions of the honey-loving storybook bear Winnie the Pooh. Mentions of Winnie the Pooh were scrubbed from China's version of Twitter, Weibo, and from the messaging program called WeChat. Users whose posts included the name of the character were also banned, Time Magazine reports.
    Vox reports that when users typed in the words Winnie the Pooh, it generated an automatic message that read, “Content is illegal.”
    Animated GIFs and artwork featuring Winnie were also removed from WeChat, but user-generated images were left untouched.
    This recent act of censorship seems to...
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