According to a survey on China's Twitter-like social media platform Weibo, about 95 percent of 1.2 million people that responded said they would switch to an Android smartphone over an iPhone rather than give up WeChat if it were banned.
Over a dozen major U.S. international business executives joined in a call with White House officials on Tuesday to raise their concerns about President Donald Trump's planned restrictions targeting the WeChat app from China's Tencent Holdings Ltd., according to a Wall Street Journal report.
"Seeing Chinese investment go through the door, I think it is definitely going to slow down, and they are definitely going to think twice, and I think unfortunately for America, that a lot of the investment may actually go to Europe instead.” 据今日俄罗斯电视台网站8月10日报道，麦肯锡全球研究院最近一份研究称，新型冠状病毒肺炎疫情造成的生产中断可能给全球经济造成的损失是假设的全球军事冲突造成的损失的两倍。
Some users said they planned to access WeChat in the U.S. using a virtual private network (VPN).
It was unclear how the administration could implement the ban on WeChat in mid-September. It could order Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to remove WeChat from their app store, or order the apps to stop offering access or updates to U.S. users.