Editor’s note: This was contributed by Mikey Chee and Vladimir Garnele. Mikey is a WeChatpreneur based in Beijing. Founder of his own WeChat company, Fresh Prints, he also enjoys writing articles on ways businesses and people can use WeChat to grow their channels. Vladmir is UX-UI designer and partner at digital agency 31Ten. He manages and regularly participates in design-related WeChat groups. 

WeChat group chat owners or those active in group chats may have stumbled upon a couple of articles stating the new rules to group chats (Chinese source). Effective October 8th, these new rules state the new management requirements. These new rules are very real and group chat owners will bear more responsibility in managing their groups and the content being shared.

What rules are we talking about?

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