The Chinese authorities in Tibet have published instructions on their state run news website not to share illegal content on their micro messaging app, WeChat. According to the instruction published weeks ago, Tibetan nationals have been warned of punishment up to 8 years imprisonment for share news related to Hong Kong on WeChat.Read more
The trending short video app from China, TikTok has been banned from India following a court order earlier. According to the Reuters, the Chinese origin entertainment app has been removed from app stores of both the Google and Apple platforms following a government order on Monday.Read more
The Indian army in a campaign on their social media platforms, published a videos revealing the threat of Chinese using all kinds platforms to break into the digital world. The video posted by the army alleges that WhatsApp, the popular micro messaging from United States is the new way for the Chinese hackers to spy on Indians.Read more
With growing concern over Chinese espionage, Australia’s Department of Defence bans the use or download of popular Chinese micro-messaging app WeChat among its staff. With limited access of Facebook and other social media apps still allowed among the staff, the Chinese app is suspected to contain spyware bugs.Read more
Chinese messaging app WeChat blocked in Russia according to a report in South China Morning Post on Friday. The Roskomnadzor, Russian telecoms watchdog has listed the Chinese social media giant in the prohibited sites in their website on Friday.
WeChat, with nearly 900 million users worldwide, is the latest chat and messaging platform to be blocked by Moscow’s communications and media regulator.
A Tibetan man was beaten and arrested for sharing pictures of His Holiness the Dalai Lama on the social media in Sershul County in Kardze, eastern Tibet. The young Tibetan man was had also shared the pictures of Tibetan Flag and had also been sharing writings on the preservation of the Tibetan language.Read more
After Chinese popular chat app, WeChat came under harsh criticism for violation of privacy, censorship and accused of passing the information of its user to the govt, another Chinese app Meitu is accused of collecting more than necessary information of its user. The popular Chinese photo- editing does more than just making you selfies beautiful, “it steals your data”- according to many experts.Read more
A Tibetan in Tibet has been arrested and imprisoned in Sichuan province for his mere involvement in the Chinese made social media, Wechat group during the celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday last year. He is the second Tibetan to be arrested over the involvement in the social media group.Read more
Tibetans inside Tibet gathered in huge numbers to pray for the quick recovery of His Holiness the Dalai Lama while he was undergoing prostrate treatment at the Mayo Clinic in the US while at the same time Tibetans have resorted to technology to make their prayers heard.Read more