Phoenix Network Technology September 17th, Tencent released the statement of "WeChat external link content management specification", statement, statement, filed a four-point open external chain principle, prevent excessive acquisition of user privacy, hazard network information security and data security, excessive Marketing, induced sharing, etc., the behavior of damaged users, providing users with independent choice.
The first stage measures started on September 17. User upgrades the latest version of WeChat, you can access external links in a pair of chat scenarios. The group link will continue to develop functional selection because of the majority of recipient users.
The following is the full text of Tencent announcement:
Declaration on the adjustment of "WeChat external link content management specification"
Recently, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology proposed a special guidance for external chain management. WeChat will implement the interconnection of "Safety is the bottom line" to ensure high quality platform content and good user experience, the overall follow-up principle:
1. Prevent a violation of national laws and regulations;
2. Prevent excessive acquisition of user privacy, hazard network information security and data security;
3. Prevent excessive marketing, induce sharing, etc.
4. Adhere to the user-oriented, give more options to the user.
Based on the above principles, under the guidance of the regulatory authority, the outer chain management measures will be implemented in a step-by-step step, and the first phase will begin on September 17th, which includes:
1. Under the premise of ensuring information security, users can access external links in a pair of chat scenarios after the user upgrade the latest version of WeChat.
2. Provide the user with independent choice. The group link is involved in the majority of recipient users, we will continue to develop features to facilitate user self-personal choice.
3. Set up an external chain complaint entry, users can report illegal violations. The platform will be processed according to the corresponding rules, and the management validity of the external chain provides the management validity of the platform.
We will propel the interconnection scheme of "staging, subtle" by the regulatory authority in accordance with relevant legal requirements. At the same time, WeChat will also actively cooperate with other Internet platforms to implement this guidance, explore the technical possibility of smooth use of WeChat services on other platforms, and achieve further interconnection.