How China Is Changing Your Internet | The New York Times

In China, a sheltered internet has given rise to a new breed of app, and American companies are taking notice. What was once known as the land of cheap rip-offs may now offer a glimpse at the future.

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+3 1. Natan_el_Tigre commented 4 years ago

Hopefully one day humanity will learn how to utilize ideological systems for the greater good instead of good for the few. Oh, and concerning the video, they forgot to mention how the man with the big vacuum later used WeChat to purchase a plane ticket to the U.S. in order to meet with a real estate broker. :P
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+1 2. ughlah commented 4 years ago

Time to download wechat.

Googlezon have way too much of my data.
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+4 3. mwak commented 4 years ago

I don't know where you live, but here we like to have a chat with the waiters at the restaurant almost as much as eating the food.
Those "all-automated-restaurant" are something i'm not sure would work here.
Maybe because we are more focus on quality than quantity (and not only the food).
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+3 4. Klemm commented 4 years ago

I only heard "she wants her poodle cleaned". I would. For free :P
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+3 5. Jabafara commented 4 years ago

Now this is Communism! ;) Not like our western apps which are collecting all the profits for themselves and not sharing any! And those negatives... Bah! ..Every single app and site in our society is also collecting data for NSA, CIA etc, etc, etc, advertising companies to be sold to a highest bidder! I know that China has its past as an human rights violator, but yeah.. WE ALL DO! So don't stick to negatives and past! Don't be like we are doing this and that better.. Gaze upon the future, learn from others and lets reach for the stars! ;)
P.s Learn to share people! :*
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+5 6. cameramaster commented 4 years ago

I don't have...or want...a smart phone. There's way to many organisations already...including the national health service ( and therefore the government ) that have access to my data as it is. I'm an individual...I am not a number ( nods in the direction of Patrick MaGoohan )...http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001526/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm ) Of 'The prisoner' fame ...http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0061287/...and that's the way I like it thank you very much!
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+1 7. Jabafara commented 4 years ago

#6 I know.. Thinking about diggin up my old 3310-brick from the desktop once again! ;)
And why I commented again.. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0875113/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 : This is a really good movie about advertising and selling "images" to people! I love French films! :*