WeChat announced that their media platform will regulate user’s information dissemination behavior and those trying to conduct marketing activities by distorting China and CCP history, ThePaper is reporting [in Chinese].

The announcement comes one week after WeChat’s Open Class in Guangzhou, where WeChat promised to work on helping content public accounts to monetize their user base. With the announcement of now 580,000 WeChat mini programs, WeChat wants to make sure all their platform operators abide by the rule of “People’s Republic of China Cyber Security Law”, and publish only appropriate content.

WeChat announced that it will permanently remove any Official Account “distorting” the national history or the Party history.

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Eva Yoo is Shanghai-based tech writer. Reach her at evayoo@technode.com