back to article Tencent suspends signups to WeChat, citing 'security upgrade' and need to comply with Chinese laws

Chinese web giant Tencent has suspended new signups to its WeChat messaging service. A notification posted yesterday to the WeChat account on Sina Weibo, China's Twitter analogue, said the reason for the suspension is a security upgrade. The upgrade is expected to conclude in "early August". Tencent hasn't defined a range of …

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