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China's Social Credit Score

China Social Credit Score

China is starting to make Black Mirror's Social Credit Score a reality. It's new social credit system monitors an individual's Social media, career history, online purchases and financial and criminal records.

Translating all of that into single social score. The score gets higher if they have pro-government comments and pays their bills. it goes lower if they post about controversial topics or have friends with low scores.

These scores will determine whether someone can use government services including education, travel, loans, and insurance. The system is expected to cover everyone in China by 2020.