Whats App uses the strongly encrypted Signal protocol.

A review of that censorship by the University of Toronto's The Citizen Lab revealed a depth of sophistication and hitherto unknown censorship capabilities.

To be clear, we're told that censors were able to peer into private conversations on Chinese services, and strip out any banned material as it moved from person to person.

Texting, Twitter, chat and IM abbreviations and acronyms represent people's shorthand communications via mobile devices and on the Internet, especially on social media platforms.

Although many seem as if they are misspelled, grammatically incorrect or confusing, texting abbreviation and texting acronyms are commonly used and are meant to expedite communications by shortening them so that the user doesn't have to spell out phrases, expressions or sentences.

You can reach her at [email protected] on Twitter at @cbcjanjohnston A triple-murder trial in Red Deer heard new details Thursday about the complicated relationship between two men accused in the December 2013 killings of a Castor-area farm family.

Jason Klaus and Joshua Frank are each charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Klaus's parents and sister. Teen Health Source is an online sexual health information service run for and by youth – brought to you by Planned Parenthood Toronto.And if you still have questions, you can text, type, or talk directly with a Peer Educator who’s your age and is trained to give you reliable facts and support.For foreign services, such as the encrypted Whats App, they were only able to block all large messages or simply firewall off whole systems in a ham-fisted way.Regarding the Chinese chat portals, Citizen Lab reported this week that the Middle Kingdom's expurgators had...In terms of keywords, Liu Xiaobo's name in both English and Simplified Chinese were blocked online, as was mention of his wife Liu Xia.