Using social media in China?

Nov 20th, 2018, 08:48 AM
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Were you using data or wi-fi?
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Nov 21st, 2018, 05:35 AM
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Originally Posted by jacketwatch View Post
Hold on. I was in China in September and used fb where we were, Beijing and Xian with no issues. I sent and received texts and emails too. I did not use a VPN. I have Verizon and paid about $10.00 per day for calls, text and data as per my plan in the US.
Right, if you are surfing the web while roaming on a foreign SIM like you did, there is no need for a VPN as nothing gets blocked. The GFC only affects you when using a local SIM or on wifi which means that locals servers are being used.
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Nov 21st, 2018, 11:16 PM
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Correct. Thank you. It was like home really.
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