China's One App to Rule them All

Forget Facebook or Twitter. With the inadvertent help of Chinese government censorship, an app called WeChat has taken over the lives of Chinese-Americans. It's part family lifeline, part public square, part dating site and it could be a model for the evolution of social networks. 

 

This week on New Tech City, hear what's so special about WeChat as we journey through the hilarious story of a vexed husband trying to understand what makes this app so addictive and pervasive in Chinese-American circles. There's annoying patriotic sausages, smokey hot ladies, and a global tech ethnographer all mixed together. Good times. 

 

 

 

Music Playlist

  1. Saturn Returns

    Artist: Kenneth J Brahmstedt
    Label: BWN Catalog
  2. Compact Disco

    Artist: Jack Ventimiglia
    Label: BWN Catalog
  3. Skinny Jeans

    Artist: Cullen Fitzpatrick
    Label: BWN Catalog
  4. True Fiance

    Artist: Jack Ventimiglia
    Label: BWN Catalog