On April 11, 2019, Visual China claimed that the copyright of “black hole“ belonged to their company, and other public should pay fees if they use this subject . This remark and behavior caused an uproar. At 15 o'clock on the afternoon of April 11, the Central Committee of the Communist Youth League issued a microblog questioning that “the copyright of the national flag and national emblem is also your company?“, pushing visual China to the cusp of public opinion; then Nanjing Suning, Baidu, Phoenix Network Technology, 360 Cleanup Master Official Sina Weibo accounts such as Sina Games and Guizhou Maotai have also followed up, questioning their logo as a visual Chinese copyright. iiMedia Public Opinion Consultation System (yq.iimedia.cn found that Beijing, Guangdong and Shanghai are most concerned about the development of this event. The visual China index has dropped to 16.3 from the previous 44.3, and the Internet word of mouth has been turned downside. The visual Chinese brand image has plummeted as the negative public sentiment continues to ferment, the picture copyright issue has become hotly debated.
The detention of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Canada has aroused the collective concern of netizens. Many downstream industry suppliers have sent messages in support of Huawei, and some even boycotted Apple.Iimedia big data public opinion monitoring system found that after the initial fermentation in Weibo, the event spread rapidly through the PC site, and the thermal index reached its peak on December 10.