By analyzing Wechat platform’s and its users’ behaviors, this paper assesses the effectiveness of internet governance, especially the informal forms of regulations, and the influence of such behaviors on the practice of different stakeholders involved. This research might be of help to standardize informal social regulations in China’s IT industry, and build an orderly and transparent internet environment with the cooperation among the government, IT practitioners and users of the internet.
Our 2020 Annual Conference was scheduled to be held at the University of Wrocław in Poland on July 9-11, 2020.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ICON·S Executive Committee has decided to postpone our 2020 Conference to 2021. Our next Annual Conference will take place from July 8-10, 2021, in Wrocław, Poland.
Procedural details regarding the organization of the 2021 Conference will follow in the months ahead.Join ICON•S