Chinese app that helped users bypass “Great Firewall” disappears

Tuber – a Chinese app that enabled nation’s users to access western social media legally – stopped functioning and disappeared from app store run by Huawei Technologies. It is unclear whether a govt agency had ordered its removal. Before it was removed, Tuber garnered 5M downloads for Android phones alone. The app censored some content including YouTube videos as Beijing is very strict when it comes to banning content critical of the government.

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