[News]WeChat Changes Splash Screen from NASA’s Earth Photo to Chinese Satellite Replica

newsChinese messaging app WeChat dominates its domestic market, as its would-be foreign competitors are often blocked in China. Today, WeChat has removed what could be considered its most “American” feature: a famous photo of Earth called Blue Marble taken from outer space in 1972 by NASA. For years, the image was prominently displayed on the app’s start screen, but WeChat is replacing NASA’s photo with one taken by a Chinese satellite. Both images are Photoshopped to have the silhouette of a human standing before the Earth. Continue reading “[News]WeChat Changes Splash Screen from NASA’s Earth Photo to Chinese Satellite Replica”