WeChat Shuts Down Bloomberg Financial News Channel

WeChat has closed down Bloomberg’s financial news account “Daybreak” account after receiving complaints. 

“All content has been blocked and the account has been suspended,” read the message Chinese subscribers saw in the former Bloomberg Daybreak account. 

According to WeChat, they received complaints about the Daybreak channel but did not elaborated on what or from whom. 

WeChat has not reportedly given notice before the closure of the Daybreak channel  while Bloomberg has not said anything about complaints. 

Bloomberg’s other official WeChat accounts however are still operational as of Friday. 

Bloomberg’s Daybreak account has been publishing market updates everyday since January 2021.

The Cyberspace Administration of China has not yet commented on the issue regarding Daybreak.

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