Tencent wants to invest a million dollars in Reddit and the community is worried about censorship. So they react with pictures of Winnie The Pooh.
China a Winnie the Pooh They have a long and complicated history of censorship. At that time we have already explained how physical similarities between the tender and the Secretary General of the Communist Party of China, Xi Jinping; they produced strange episodes against the character.
Now in the last episode of this phenomenon; Reddit was the victim of the Winnie The Pooh's epidemic.
Everything like reaction after it was known that the Chinese company Tencent I would invest between USD 150 and USD 300 million in Reddit. This has become one of the major shareholders.
It exploited criticism and community paranoia. Fears that his beloved place may be the subject of new censorship policies.
Tencent is the owner Wechat, a very popular messaging application in China. And has always proved to be an entity that supports hard censorship policies; imposed by the Communist regime in this country.
Actually Reddit is blocked in China, derived from these same restrictive practices. Under the pretext of transforming the network into a "healthier" environment for citizens.
This mix of factors caused the platform to be filled with memami with Winnie The Pooh. Where most users ironically comment on what the future destination will be.
The strongest point would be Reddit Change the usage policy for the user, And this is a real danger that few people talk about.
It would be affected by community privacy. So any change of this nature should be carefully monitored.