"You can’t actually stream Squid Game in China without scaling the Great Firewall. Netflix is available in over 190 countries, but China isn’t one of them," reports Vice's Koh Ewe. "This hasn’t stopped Chinese viewers from binging the series and engaging in fervent Squid Game discussions online. On Chinese microblogging site Weibo, posts containing the Squid Game hashtag have garnered a total of close to 2 billion views. In these online spaces, people are discussing the success of the South Korean series, attempts at making their own dalgona candy at home, and fan art of their favorite characters."