People are seen at a market in Yangon on February 2, 2021. Photo: Reuters People are seen at a market in Yangon on February 2, 2021. Photo: Reuters
People are seen at a market in Yangon on February 2, 2021. Photo: Reuters
Myanmar

In Myanmar, 600,000 users download offline message app Bridgefy in hours after coup

  • The Mexico-based start-up tweeted that it hoped people in Myanmar would find its app ‘useful during tough times’
  • Bridgefy, which gained popularity during Hong Kong’s anti-government protests, is an app that lets users communicate via short-range Bluetooth connections

Topic |   Myanmar
People are seen at a market in Yangon on February 2, 2021. Photo: Reuters People are seen at a market in Yangon on February 2, 2021. Photo: Reuters
People are seen at a market in Yangon on February 2, 2021. Photo: Reuters
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