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Toddler Peeing in Public Divides the Chinese Internet

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First broadcast:
Saturday 26 April 2014

As a video of a child urinating in the streets of Hong Kong goes viral on Chinese social media, we find out how the huge reaction reveals cultural tensions between Hong Kong and mainland China. BBC Chinese’s Martin Yip joins Mukul from Hong Kong.

The hashtag #EPNvsInternet attracted nearly one million tweets in Mexico. A social media campaign under the hashtag protested a new bill proposed by the government of President Enrique Pena Nieto, which seeks further controls over online activity.

And BBC Trending have been out on the tiles in Bangalore, India. We find out why the city’s nightlife is a point of contention in the coming elections, and how young people are using social media to seek out parties.

This week presenter Mukul Devichand is joined in the Trending studio by BBC social media editor for World Service David Cuen and BBC Trending’s very own Benjamin Zand.

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