Chinese site bans 'yellow duck' search
- Published: 6 Jun 2013 at 01.49
- Online news:
A popular Chinese microblogging service banned searches for "yellow duck" after users circulated a mocked-up image of a famous 1989 Tiananmen square tank protest with the military vehicles replaced by plastic ducks, results on Wednesday showed.
The picture, a parody of the iconic "Tank Man" photograph of a civilian staring down a long row of tanks, circulated Tuesday, the 24th anniversary of the Tiananmen protests' suppression.
The original photoshopped image was uploaded to the micro-blogging site Weibo, China's version of Twitter.
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