XI’AN, China — Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram are something most people need every day in the United States; people share stories, opinions, and different voices. However, in China, these social medias are all banned by the Chinese censorship, known as “The Great Fire Wall.”
Most of the people only use WeChat, Weibo such social media, which are mostly only used in China to connect with each other and share their voices. During the 2016 World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China, the current Chinese Chairman Jinping Xi represents the willingness of working with the international community and claimed the goal of the future network. “We put the common welfare as the fundamental,” said Xi. “we insist the concept of network sovereignty to promote global Internet governance towards a more justly and reasonable direction, to advance the network space to achieve equal respect, innovation, development, open sharing, safe and orderly society.