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Jun 15, 2022 04:26 AM
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China to Implement New Mobile App Rules

The Chinese government has been trying to reduce the amount of time teenagers spend online.
The Chinese government has been trying to reduce the amount of time teenagers spend online.

China’s cyberspace regulator issued new rules Tuesday requiring all information publishing and messaging mobile apps to serve only users with authenticated real-name identification starting Aug. 1.

The new rules governing mobile apps were revised and expanded from a previous version implemented in 2016 to adapt to the rapid development and widespread use of mobile apps, the Cyberspace Administration of China said.

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