Tencent Holdings’ WeChat and Weixin had a combined 1.2 billion monthly active users as of September 30 last year. Photo: Bloomberg Tencent Holdings’ WeChat and Weixin had a combined 1.2 billion monthly active users as of September 30 last year. Photo: Bloomberg
Tencent Holdings’ WeChat and Weixin had a combined 1.2 billion monthly active users as of September 30 last year. Photo: Bloomberg
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WeChat’s emoji makeover removes cigar image to help stub out smoking among minors

  • The change comes years after the Beijing Tobacco Control Association initiated a campaign to remove images of smoking on social media
  • China has one of the world’s highest smoking rates, with about half of all men taking up the habit and about 20 per cent of all minors having tried it

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Tencent Holdings’ WeChat and Weixin had a combined 1.2 billion monthly active users as of September 30 last year. Photo: Bloomberg Tencent Holdings’ WeChat and Weixin had a combined 1.2 billion monthly active users as of September 30 last year. Photo: Bloomberg
Tencent Holdings’ WeChat and Weixin had a combined 1.2 billion monthly active users as of September 30 last year. Photo: Bloomberg
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