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One of the most pressing questions facing millions of Chinese internet users right now seems to be: Have the authorities banished a honey-loving teddy bear from China's cyberspace?
People compared Winnie's physique to that of Chinese President Xi Jinping. An image shows the portly president with taller, thinner, ex-President Obama. It's paired with an image of Pooh and Tigger.
Pooh was mysteriously missing from China's Weibo platform for around a day after netizens made memes comparing him to President Xi Jinping.
Users of China's popular messaging app WeChat and other social media this past weekend found that images and mentions of Winnie the Pooh had been scrubbed from their internet.
The bear has been censored on Chinese social media in the lead-up to the 19th Communist Party Congress, reports the FT.