Hong Kong protestors take to 'unblockable' chat app


Bridgefy's chat app uses Bluetooth for local connections instead of the internet, rendering it free of government blocks. This story is likely the result of PR outreach, but still the app got 60,000 downloads over seven days, most of which it said came from Hong Kong-based users. Telegram is the chat app of course in Hong Kong, but this one is something to watch.

Related: Protesters are struggling to adapt to Twitter link

This is classic Twitter. Being so versatile is its super power, but it makes it very difficult for new users... even those who really want to use it.


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