The WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken on Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg The WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken on Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
The WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken on Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
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Tencent super app WeChat suspends new user registrations until early August for ‘security upgrade’

  • WeChat’s suspension comes as Beijing tightens its grip on the internet industry, including how tech companies collect data
  • Tencent has become the latest target for China’s overall regulatory tightening of the tech industry

Topic |   WeChat
The WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken on Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg The WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken on Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
The WeChat app is displayed in the App Store on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken on Aug. 7, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
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