Chinese people don’t use email to sign up. Instead, they use phone numbers
China UX insight 101
Mar 2, 2020
- It is required by Chinese law.
On 1 June 2017, the Cyber Security Law of the People’s Republic of China took effect, requiring everyone using Chinese online products and services to provide their phone number.
- Chinese people don’t really use email…
During the early years of Chinese internet adoption a messaging app called QQ became the standard for communication. Chinese users essentially skipped over email and went straight to messaging.
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