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How social media told China blast story

The BBC's Rico Hizon describes how social media spread the news about a fatal explosion in the northern port city of Tianjin, China.

The BBC's Rico Hizon describes how social media spread the news about a fatal explosion in the northern port city of Tianjin, China, in which dozens of people have died and hundreds more were injured.

State media said the blasts happened in a warehouse storing "dangerous and chemical goods" in the port area of the city.

  • 13 Aug
  • From the section China