SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese startup Xiaohongshu, which allows users to post product reviews and share shopping experiences, said on Thursday it will conduct a self-examination and correct its content after its app was removed from Android stores in China this week.
“Xiaohongshu’s app has recently been removed from every major app store,” the firm said in a statement on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like social media platform.
“Xiaohongshu has also launched a comprehensive investigation, rectification, and in-depth self-examination of the contents of the site, and will actively cooperate with relevant authorities to promote the improvement of the internet environment.
The announcement likely marks another instance of a clampdown in China on consumer tech companies in various sectors, from gaming to news.
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