Japanese chat app Line appears to be blocked in mainland China

Have Chinese authorities added Japanese chat app Line to its internet blacklist? [See bottom for update from Greatfire.org] Today our colleagues in mainland China fired up Line, where Tech in Asia houses its non-urgent communications, only to find that messages they sent were marked with an exclamation point, indicating some sort of technical error. That might not mark an immediate cause for concern. Line goes down frequently, not unlike any other social network, and even suffered a major outage two days ago.

http://www.techinasia.com/japanese-chat-app-line-appears-to-be-blocked-in-mainland-china/

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