A few weeks ago an unknown person walked into a mobile phone store, claimed to be me, asked to upgrade my mobile phones, and walked out with two brand new i Phones assigned to my telephone numbers.
My phones immediately stopped receiving calls, and I was left with a large bill and the anxiety and fear of financial injury that spring from identity theft.
Though no match to Whats App or Facebook messenger, which have over 700 million and 600 million monthly active users (MAU) worldwide, We Chat - with 500 million MAUs as of the end of last year - is without any doubt the top mobile chatting app in mainland China.
Begun as a project at Tencent’s research and project centre in Guangzhou - away from its Shenzhen headquarters - in 2010, it caught on very quickly, growing to 50 million users in its first year.
It threatened that any other app that fails to comply with those regulations will also be banned.
““Appropriate action will be taken against applications or services that do not comply with the regulations,” a spokesman at the commission told Arab News.
The service had been banned because it failed to “comply with regulations”, an official told local news services.She assumed it was a mistake, and told me to take my phones to one of my mobile carrier’s retail stores.The store replaced my SIM cards and got my phones working again.SCMP staff reporters have examined the mobile messaging market in China, looking at both the dominant platforms and smaller firms jostling to carve out niche positions.Their inclusion in the below list is based on how innovative the apps are in terms of platform and services, as well as user base and popularity. Moreover, you can ask questions online anonymously on any topic and receive answers from the experienced community. Serious writers will undoubtedly be frustrated by the lack of features, but for notes and short blog entries, Paragraphs proves to be a worthy client.