The new policy clarifies that WeChat complies with “applicable laws and regulations”. Meaning that it doesn’t even try to fight against the invasive practices of China’s online regulators. This policy also spells out precisely what kind of data the app stores on its servers.
In this case, that information happens to be “information about what you have searched for and looked at while using WeChat,” and “people you’ve communicated with and the time, data and duration of your communications”. Which is pretty much everything that’s done on a chat app.
[Source: The Epoch Times]