AirDrop, which allows quick file transfer between Apple devices, was used by protesters at a July 7 rally in Hong Kong to tell shoppers visiting from China about their opposition to proposed changes to Hong Kong extradition law. Photo: Bloomberg

AirDrop requests are Gen Z’s way of passing notes on Apple devices – as Hong Kong protesters show

  • Peer-to-peer communication technology lets users quickly share photos or videos with other Apple users, anonymously if desired, making it a must-have for teens
  • Young Hong Kong protesters used it to bypass Chinese censors and get their message to visitors from China during a recent rally against extradition law changes
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AirDrop, which allows quick file transfer between Apple devices, was used by protesters at a July 7 rally in Hong Kong to tell shoppers visiting from China about their opposition to proposed changes to Hong Kong extradition law. Photo: Bloomberg
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