33 Weibo users banned from posting messages after insulting and defaming Olympic athlete Wang Luyao
China’s social media platform Sina Weibo said Sunday it has banned 33 users from posting on the platform for making comments to insult and defame Chinese Olympic athlete Wang Luyao, whose personal post triggered controversy.
Weibo said some users insulted and attacked the female Olympic athlete. A total of 35 comments that attacked the athlete were also deleted, a statement released by Weibo said.
举世瞩目的东京奥运会已经正式拉开战幕，奥运热门新闻多次登上微博热搜榜，奥运健儿第一时间通过微博和大家分享心情。与此同时，站方发现部分账号在评论区对我国奥运选手进行恶意诋毁、侮辱攻击，造成恶劣影响。依据《微博社区公约》等相关规定，对以下涉事账号：@加内特不如诺维茨基 @让我赖床 @造梦哈西 等33个账号做出禁言90天至180天的处置，同时清理攻击评论35条。