Facebook is even more desperate to have a presence in China than we thought.
The social network has been secretly testing a photo sharing app in the country, according to a new report in The New York Times.
The app, reportedly called “Colorful Balloons” is apparently a Chinese version of Facebook’s photo-sharing app, Moments. The app, first released in the U.S. in 2014, allows friends to make group albums to privately share photos from their phone.
Unlike the U.S version, which requires a Facebook account, Colorful Balloons uses WeChat – the messaging app that’s nearly universal in China. Users can also share photos via QR codes, which are extremely common in the country. Read more…