The WeChat app displayed on a smartphone on July 10, 2020. Photo: Shutterstock
The WeChat app displayed on a smartphone on July 10, 2020. Photo: Shutterstock
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WeChat adds list of data it collects as Tencent aims to comply with China’s strict new regulations

  • The latest version of the messaging app includes a list in the settings detailing what data has been collected, including contacts and location
  • The feature is meant to comply with China’s strict new data requirements under the Personal Information Protection Law and other regulations enacted last year

Topic |   WeChat
The WeChat app displayed on a smartphone on July 10, 2020. Photo: Shutterstock
The WeChat app displayed on a smartphone on July 10, 2020. Photo: Shutterstock
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