Why You Should Not Use WeChat

Since 2014, a large number of WeChat accounts have been temporarily or permanently banned. Most of the people who have been banned do not understand what they have done wrong, so they complained, self-claimed innocence, and begged WeChat officials for mercy. Only at this moment did people suddenly realize that their control over WeChat accounts was so fragile: it turns out that we never have ownership of our own accounts.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://henrywithu.com/why-you-should-not-use-wechat/