State-run People’s Daily blasts subscription apps for “tricking” people into auto-renewals. Photo: AFP State-run People’s Daily blasts subscription apps for “tricking” people into auto-renewals. Photo: AFP
State-run People’s Daily blasts subscription apps for “tricking” people into auto-renewals. Photo: AFP
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Automatic subscription renewals take fire from Chinese state media despite being an important feature of the app economy

  • State-run People’s Daily takes aim at the automatic payment model used in many domestic apps, calling it a trap
  • Auto-renewals is a common business model for app makers and service providers around the world

Topic |   Apps
State-run People’s Daily blasts subscription apps for “tricking” people into auto-renewals. Photo: AFP State-run People’s Daily blasts subscription apps for “tricking” people into auto-renewals. Photo: AFP
State-run People’s Daily blasts subscription apps for “tricking” people into auto-renewals. Photo: AFP
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