Be Cool..Not in INDIA China WhatsApp Blocked
WhatsApp blocked in China Security experts confirmed.
I think china is targeted on foreign trade industry. Whats app is also blocked in china. WhatsApp has experienced brief disruptions to service, with users unable to send video chats or photos. Now, even text messages are completely blocked, according to Nadim Kobeissi, an applied cryptographer at Symbolic Software, a Paris-based research firm that also monitors digital censorship in China.
here is the official post by The NewYork Times
- The WhatsApp troubles emerged ahead of the Communist Party congress on October 18, when President Xi Jinping is expected to be given a second five-year term as the party’s general secretary.
- While the WeChat messaging app owned by China’s Tencent company is more widely used in the country, many WhatsApp users complained about the disruptions.
- In the past years The move is a blow to Facebook, which has been banned in China since 2009 Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Viber were blocked. Now even WhatsApp is blocked? it will reduce the efficiency of the foreign trade industry, wrote one person on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like social media website.
- “I can live without the others (applications), but blocking WhatsApp is driving me crazy,” said another – Whatsapp refused to comment
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