Microsoft has announced that its search engine Bing has been blocked in China, which was the last major international search engine to run there. In the Financial Times report, it was reported that the users of China wrote on social media that they are trying to access Bing’s, but it is not open. The report said, “Two sources of information about the government order have confirmed that Bing has been blocked. One source said that China’s leading government telecommunications company China Unicom has confirmed that the government has ordered to block Bing. “
In the statement given to the New York Times, Microsoft said, “We confirm that the Big cannot be opened in China at the moment and we are preparing for the next step.” It is currently not known why Bing is in China Blocked. China’s internet regulator has not commented on this yet.
Microsoft recently surpassed Apple after becoming the world’s most valuable company. After that, the American giant is facing this new challenge in China. Top Internet platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in China have been blocked for years by the government’s large censorship system, and it is known as The Great Firewall. Google shut down its services in China in 2010.