Silhouettes of smartphone users are seen next to a projected logo of messaging app Telegram, which has seen installations surge in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong protests fuel uptake of encrypted Telegram, Reddit-like LIHKG apps

  • Messaging app Telegram gained about 110,000 new users in the city in July
  • LIHKG, a message board that operates like Reddit, added 120,000 new users in the same period
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Silhouettes of smartphone users are seen next to a projected logo of messaging app Telegram, which has seen installations surge in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
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