China social media: WeChat and the Surveillance State

China social media: WeChat and the Surveillance State

China's WeChat is a site for social interaction, a form of currency, a dating app, a tool for sporting teams and deliverer of news: Twitter, Facebook, Googlemaps, Tinder and Apple Pay all rolled into one.

Worried about Huawei? Take a closer look at Tencent

Worried about Huawei? Take a closer look at Tencent

International civil society groups can assist users and democratic governments by maintaining up-to-date digital security guides available in Chinese, documenting the extent to which content outside China is censored or monitored on WeChat and exploring legal recourse for those whose rights may have been violated by Tencent’s practices.

Facebook’s new move isn't about privacy. It’s about domination

Facebook’s new move isn't about privacy. It’s about domination

People in China use WeChat for everything from sending messages to family to reading news and opinion to ordering food to paying at vending machines to paying for a taxi.