10 Jul 2021
Multiple WeChat social media accounts belonging to campus LGBTQ groups were pulled from the Chinese social media network. An administrator involved said it happened to all the affected groups at once.
11 Jun 2021
US President Joe Biden has halted the move to ban the Chinese-developed apps as his adminsitration conducts their own review into whether they are really a national security threat.
3 Jul 2020
Indian authorities banned dozens of mostly Chinese apps, including TikTok, WeChat, and UC Browser, saying they were "prejudicial" to India's defense, security, and public order. The move follows a deadly border clash.
18 Jun 2020
WeChat and other platforms have helped revolutionise inter-personal relations in China, but are also blamed for adding to growing strain on Chinese marriages by making it easier to flirt with potential new partners.