Facebook snuck an app past China’s firewall – and nobody noticed


Facebook and its family of apps been banned in China for years, but it appears the company found a way to get past the country’s Great Firewall. The New York Times reports Facebook snuck an app called ‘Colorful Balloons’ through – without anybody noticing. Facebook approved the app’s release back in May, and published it in China via a local company called Youge Internet Technology. To the outsider, there’s no indication that the app has anything to do with Facebook, other than the fact it looks very similar to Facebook’s Moments app. However, that could easily be chalked up to…

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