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WeChat, the super-app you can’t live without in China

Photo credit: SupChina illustration If there is one thing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wishes he could create, and will never be…

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What is WeChat? The super-app you can’t live without in China

If there is one thing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wishes he could create, and will never be able to acquire…

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WeChat’s censors are not #HereForJingyao: Public accounts supporting woman accusing Richard Liu of rape are shut down

WeChat appears to be purging public accounts that have voiced support for Liu Jingyao, the University of Minnesota student who…

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How WeChat’s new ‘Wow’ and ‘Top Stories’ features have made the app worse

WeChat’s pursuit of traffic with two new features, rolled out in its most recent update, has only highlighted the platform’s…

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China Business Corner: WeChat founder Allen Zhang and the Tencent conference

China Business Corner is a weekly window into Chinese-language coverage of business, technology, and the broader economy, brought to you…

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China Business Corner: The new WeChat and its ‘Top Stories’ feature

China Business Corner is a weekly window into Chinese-language coverage of business, technology, and the broader economy, brought to you…

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Tencent’s History and Future with Matthew Brennan

Matt Brennan, professional speaker and co-host of China Tech Talk, comes on the show to discuss the history and evolution…

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Two foreigners under investigation for racial slurs in private WeChat group

Police in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, are investigating two resident foreigners accused of making offensive remarks in a private WeChat group…

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Ep. 21: Is WeChat Bulletproof?

In Ep. 21 of TechBuzz China, co-hosts Ying-Ying Lu and Rui Ma talk about the new messaging app, Bullet Messenger,…

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Follow SupChina’s official WeChat account

The application process took a little longer than we would have liked, but we now have an official WeChat account inside…

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More than half of young Chinese block their parents on WeChat Moments

We all know the feeling — you want to check what someone you care about has been up to on…

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U.S. blocks sale of MoneyGram to Jack Ma company

Concerns over control of the private data of American citizens have scuttled a $1.2 billion deal. This is a blow…

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WeChat issues official electronic Chinese identification cards

China’s most popular, all-purpose app, WeChat, is poised to extend its reach even further into citizens’ lives. The South China…

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WeChat censors victim of sexual harassment in Shanghai, who is criticized for ‘overreacting’

Earlier today we ran the story of Vera Lui Lai-yiu 吕丽瑶, a champion hurdler in Hong Kong who recently revealed…

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Sycophants in parent-teacher WeChat groups

A summary of the top news in Chinese society and culture for November 2, 2017. Part of the daily SupChina…

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