Tencent's popular messaging app WeChat released a statement on Monday saying that it will update its external link management measures.
#MeToo arrived in China on July 25 with an article titled “Zhang Wen, Please Stop What You Are Doing.” First published on WeChat and Weibo, it bluntly called out the 44-year-old Zhang Wen, editor of China Newsweek, for sexually assaulting its author, a pseudonymous 27-year-old lawyer.
Media around the world has buzzed enough about WeChat’s innovative features, yet few had deconstructed WeChat’s success to its basics. Yan and I were reading the recent Facebook scandal and the consequently #deletefacebook movement, suddenly, our thoughts went wild: It is no news that WeChat, China’s biggest social app, is invading our privacy too. Will there ever be a #deletewechat […]