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China's Tencent Denies Global Censorship of WeChat App

     
5:40 pm on Jan 14, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Chinese web giant Tencent has denied claims that there is global censoring of its popular chat app WeChat.

It said a technical glitch had led to certain sensitive terms being blocked outside China.

Tech blogs Tech in Asia and The Next Web both reported receiving messages saying their chat entries contained "restricted words".

China's Tencent Denies Global Censorship of WeChat App [bbc.co.uk]
9:02 am on Jan 15, 2013 (gmt 0)

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These Chinese companies are going to have to learn quickly what is and isn't acceptable outside their borders if they want to be successful in a field like this.