Tech The Complicated Way Forward For Tech Giants in China The evidence is overwhelming: It’s beyond tough for U. What may raise some eyebrows is that more consumers are turning to Leadership CEO Daily, Saturday, June 3, 2017Since Xi Jinping’s pilgrimage to Davos last January, pundits the world over have hailed him as the new champion of globalization and open markets. Tough, but not uniformly tough, as a nuanced article in The New York Times this weekend Tech More Mobile Users Are Turning to Facebook’s Whats App for Breaking News It’s hardly breaking news that many headline junkies get their news from Twitter or Facebook of some other social network.If you look up the online profiles of these beautiful women, you can find extensive biographies detailing their personal information including when they got their break in the entertainment industry, the awards they have won and the names of the magazines and films in which they have featured.There are pictures of them looking glamorous at red-carpet events.Charges started at Rp.200,000 for a ‘family massage’ (a euphemism for non-sexual service), while others were offering ‘massage with finish’ and ‘sex’ for Rp.300,000 and upward. But don’t make the mistake of thinking the women are freelancers or even women.When you ‘chat’ with a woman offering any sort of service, you’re probably talking to her male pimp who has a dozen or more female accounts on various apps.
On May 5, the People's Procuratorate of Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, arrested five people who were involved in soliciting prostitution via We Chat, and this case has brought online prostitution into light.Wenzhou police in Zhejiang Province detain six sex workers in a raid in 2012.Photo: CFPOn We Chat, China's most popular instant messaging platform, some chat groups have promised they could arrange models and pop stars to be sexual partners for those willing to pay the high price.One good thing to come out of this is an expected decline in the typed-up ads for sexual performance enhancers, STD treatments, and other ads along the same vein.Public accounts found to be distributing content like this will be blocked for a week following the first violation, and blocked permanently after the four violations, Reuters reports.
This crackdown comes soon after popular car booking service Uber had its public account blocked for incentivizing the sharing of its posts.