Zhihu, China’s answer to Quora, announced Monday that the platform has upgraded its community management rules, comment system, and security system, local media is reporting (in Chinese).

The platform will maintain the rights to suspend comment functions and open pre-publication review for comments. At the same time, a machine plus human approach was adopted as well to strengthen content regulation, according to a statement released by the firm.

This announcement can be translated as quick response from the company under pressure from government. On March 2, Beijing cyberspace authorities ordered Zhihu delisted from all app stores due to their inefficiency to purge “illicit information” on the platform. The suspension spans seven days from March 2 to March 9. The app is unavailable during the period, but people who have already installed the app will not be affected.

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Emma Lee

Emma Lee is Shanghai-based tech writer, covering startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. We are looking for stories related to tech and China. Reach her at lixin@technode.com.