We’re just data: Exploring China’s social credit system in relation to digital platform ratings cultures in Westernised democracies

  title={We’re just data: Exploring China’s social credit system in relation to digital platform ratings cultures in Westernised democracies},
  author={Karen Wong and Amy Shields Dobson},
  journal={Global Media and China},
  pages={220 - 232}
Social media platforms and apps have become increasingly important tools for governance and the centralisation of information in many nation states around the globe. In China, the government is currently piloting a social credit system in several cities in an ambitious attempt to merge a financial credit score system with a broader quantification of social and civic integrity for all citizens and corporations. China has already begun to experiment with metrics and quantification of the value… 
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