On the afternoon of June 16, the WeChat Security Center issued the “WeChat Personal Account Released Contraband and Counterfeit Information Processing Announcement”. The announcement stated that e-cigarettes are specific commodities, and the sale of e-cigarettes on WeChat violated relevant laws and regulations, as well as related to WeChat platform. Rules Agreement. WeChat personal accounts are not allowed to publish, display, and disseminate all kinds of “illegal and contraband” marketing information.
From January to June 2022, the platform has processed a total of 8,790 WeChat personal accounts that published “illegal and contraband” marketing information after verification and confirmation through user complaint evidence. Below is the full text of the announcement:
Announcement on Information Handling of Contraband and Counterfeit Products on WeChat Personal Accounts
In order to maintain a safe, healthy and green platform ecological environment and protect the legitimate rights and interests of users, WeChat continues to crack down on various violations of laws and regulations.
In order to regulate the information release behavior of WeChat personal accounts, the WeChat team has recently strengthened the crackdown on the behavior of publishing contraband and counterfeit information on WeChat personal accounts.
Using the Internet to sell contraband (such as aphrodisiacs) or illegally use the Internet to sell specific products (such as electronic cigarettes) violates relevant laws and regulations. “Tencent WeChat Software License and Service Agreement”, “WeChat Personal Account Usage Specification” and other relevant rules and agreements also clearly stipulate that WeChat users are not allowed to use WeChat to publish illegal information.
From January to June 2022, we processed a total of 8,790 WeChat personal accounts that published “illegal and contraband” marketing information through user complaint evidence and after verification and confirmation.