Tag: Wechat

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Chinese Social Media Giant Wechat Shuts LGBT Accounts

WeChat sent account holders a notice they violated rules but gave no details, according to the founder of an LGBT group, who asked not to be identified further out of fear of possible official retaliation. She said at least dozens of accounts were shut down, all at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday.

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U.S. Bans Chinese Apps TikTok and WeChat Citing National Security Concerns

San Francisco: The TikTok and WeChat apps will be banned from US app stores starting Sunday, the country’s Department of Commerce said on Friday. The move “to safeguard the national security of the United States” came in response to US President Donald Trump’s executive orders signed on August 6. Among the “transactions” which are prohibited […]

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Ramdev's messaging app 'Kimbho' disappears from Google Play Store

New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev’s “Swadeshi” messaging app called “Kimbho” that aims to take on WhatsApp and WeChat has suddenly disappeared from Google Play Store. However, the app launched on Wednesday is still seen on iOS App Store. Several people who tried to download the app from Play Store were amused at its sudden disappearance. […]

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WARNING: Uninstall TrueCaller, Weibo, WeChat, UC Browser, says govt advisory

New Delhi: Be warned and alert as you might be at the risk of cyber attack if you are using Chinese apps like TrueCaller, Weibo, WeChat, UC News and UC Browser. The Home Ministry has issued a country-wide advisory to the Army and paramilitary forces warning them of a cyber attack through mobile phones and […]

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