On February 28, Tencent announced "no smoking" on wechat through its official microblog: recently Quit smoking. In this regard, Zhang Jianshu, President of Beijing Tobacco Control Association, told reporters that since 2017, Beijing Tobacco Control Association has been following and paying attention to this matter. Although Tencent's decision came a little late, as "national software", it has taken the lead in "quitting smoking" and played a good exemplary role.
"The problem of" smoking "in online software expression packs was first raised by Beijing tobacco control volunteers in 2017. At that time, volunteers reported to Beijing Tobacco Control Association that there were smoking expressions in the expression packs of mainstream software such as Sina, QQ and wechat. The expression is like a soldier, with a cigarette in his mouth. It looks very cool. " Zhang Jianshu said that these softwares are used very frequently in daily life, and each time they are sent, they will have a subtle impact, which may induce teenagers to smoke.
After the question was raised, the Beijing Tobacco Control Association immediately communicated with the Beijing Municipal Office of Internet information technology, and promoted the removal of cigarette expression packs from various platforms. In September 2017, Sina Weibo first removed smoking expression; in November of the same year, Tencent QQ client removed smoking expression; since then, more and more social media platforms have joined the ranks of smoke-free. Unfortunately, wechat has not been taken off the shelves.
Zhang Jianshu revealed that the Beijing Tobacco Control Association has been maintaining communication with Tencent, "the association once sent an email to Ma Huateng to reflect this problem. Tencent's attitude is still very good, saying that it needs to wait for an opportunity to update the version, otherwise the cost is too high. "
"After so many years of negotiation, this matter has finally been completed. We are particularly happy that young people use facial expression packs more, which has had a very bad impact. Enterprises, especially well-known enterprises, should show responsibility and responsibility and make contributions to smoke-free China." Zhang Jianshu said, I believe most young people will have such a consensus: This non-smoking soldier is cooler!