Chinese social media app making its mark on Australian politics

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'The first budget surplus in 12 years' - Scott Morrison - WeChat

Chinese social media app, WeChat, is putting its stamp on the timeline of Australian politics.

In a bid to win votes, Australian politicians such as Bill Shorten and Scott Morrison  as well as many other Local MP’s Such as – Clare O’Neil Craig Laundy, David Coleman, Sam Crosby, Chris Minns, Jodi McKay, and many others – have recently signed up for the multi-purpose Chinese social media app.

But there are concerns over censorship issues and the fact accounts must be registered to a Chinese citizen living in mainland China. Because of this, Australian politicians using the app have had to find their way around this issue to connect with people on the app.

 

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