The app builds a digital footprint of young people’s behaviour and uses that data to incentivise actions considered as positive or socially beneficial. Photo: AP

This small team is building a social credit system app for China’s youth to determine who’s naughty or nice

  • A state-linked company partnering with the Communist Youth League Central Committee has launched a big-data credit app aimed at incentivising positive action
  • People with good scores can enjoy training and employment perks, and rewards can be expanded to flat rentals, overseas education, dating and even marriage
Topic |   China's social credit system

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The app builds a digital footprint of young people’s behaviour and uses that data to incentivise actions considered as positive or socially beneficial. Photo: AP
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