People in Zhaoqing, in Guangdong province, were given a 30-day deadline on July 29 to register their WeChat account details with police. Photo: Reuters People in Zhaoqing, in Guangdong province, were given a 30-day deadline on July 29 to register their WeChat account details with police. Photo: Reuters
People in Zhaoqing, in Guangdong province, were given a 30-day deadline on July 29 to register their WeChat account details with police. Photo: Reuters
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Tencent to clean up its WeChat service amid crackdown rumours

Company says it will target accounts that engage in fraud, porn or 'spreading rumours'

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People in Zhaoqing, in Guangdong province, were given a 30-day deadline on July 29 to register their WeChat account details with police. Photo: Reuters People in Zhaoqing, in Guangdong province, were given a 30-day deadline on July 29 to register their WeChat account details with police. Photo: Reuters
People in Zhaoqing, in Guangdong province, were given a 30-day deadline on July 29 to register their WeChat account details with police. Photo: Reuters
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