Chinese will replace passports with accounts in social networks WeChat

The Chinese government continues to turn " Chinese facebook " into   social network for everything and   all. If earlier WeChat was a " simple " messenger + online store + payment system, then   now he   can replace the passport.

Chinese will replace passports with accounts in social networks WeChat

The Chinese government continues to turn " Chinese facebook " into   social network for everything and   all. If earlier WeChat was a " simple " messenger + online store + payment system, then   now he   can replace the passport.

What will it give

Numerous conveniences. In fact, WeChat will become a central hub for all user's network data. As a Google account, which many use to quickly register-login to   a new application or service. The   there is, the owners of the virtual card will be able to use to pay taxes or use other services of public services. Will be able to buy tickets for   train / bus / plane, book rooms in   hotels and   do a lot more than that in   China requires proof of identity. In this case, there will also be   virtual cards like " Max " , with   which can be used to carry out more complex activities such as registration of a private enterprise.

How real it is

More than. The authorities of the country are already testing the viability of the idea in   high-tech region of Guangzhou. AND   if will go as it is necessary,   already in   next year instead of documents you can use your page in   WeChat.

Read in Russian: Китайцы заменят паспорта на аккаунты в соцсети WeChat

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