TikTok and WeChat US ban to come into force on Sunday

Following a pair of executive orders signed by President Donald Trump on 6 August, the ByteDance and Tencent-owned apps will be removed from app stores in the US


TikTok and users of WeChat sue Trump administration over app bans

The pair are are suing the Trump administration over executive orders that would see both apps banned in the US within the next month


Trump bans business with TikTok and WeChat, TikTok threatens to sue

President Donald Trump has signed a pair of executive orders that would stop any US individual or company from doing business with the hugely popular TikTok and WeChat apps


Burberry and Tencent debut social retail store

The store particularly relys on the hugely popular WeChat messaging platform


Chinese authorities erase thousands of social media accounts

Chinas top cyber authority has deleted almost 10,000 social media accounts, primarily those associated with independent news providers, accusing them of posting sensational, vulgar or politically harmful content on the


Google continues push into China with launch of WeChat AI game

Google has launched an AI drawing game as a mini app within Tencents WeChat messaging platform, as it continues to make overtures towards re-entering the consumer market there. The majority


Nokia inks 5G app R&D partnership with Tencent

Nokia has penned a deal with Tencent which will see the pair work together on the research and development of 5G apps, as the arrival of the next generation mobile


Milan luxury district opens first WeChat account of its type in Europe

MonteNapoleone – located in Milan’s Quadrilatero della moda fashion district and home to Europe’s most expensive street – has become the ‘first’ European luxury district launch a WeChat official account.


Chinese social media app WeChat hits 1bn user accounts

China’s hugely popular social media platform WeChat, which can be used to chat with friends, do shopping, pay bills, and much more, has hit 1bn user accounts worldwide. According to


Chinese social networks face investigation for failing to deal with forbidden content

The Chinese government is investigating the nation’s three biggest social media platforms – Weibo, WeChat and Baidu Tieba – for alleged breaches of cyber security laws in failing to deal

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