China is trying to ban "your mom" jokes online
China will soon be filtering out a list of 25 offensive words, from the Chinese words for 'your mom' to 'fuck,' on Weibo and other government-operated social media platforms.
This is definitely not the first time the Chinese government has tried to regulate content. Sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are all banned in China.
'Your mom' jokes have become some of the most popular on Weibo, used thousands of times per day. That would mean the Chinese Cyberspace Administration would have to delete thousands of posts. Out of the 25 word purge, 'your mom' seems to be on the less offensive side.
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