Undiscovered Episode 1: Boss Hua and the Black Box
On China’s most influential microblogging platform, a watch aficionado named Boss Hua accuses a government official of corruption. But, his posts aren’t censored. So what disappears into the black box of Chinese censorship...and what stays online? A team of social scientists cracked this question—by mistake—with big data.
Originally posted from Science Friday which can be read here.