The ubiquitous use of the hyper-app WeChat in China is the centerpiece in our studies to better understand how culture influences the design of technology and our practices with technology. Rui Zhou, a Ph.D. student in Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech, leads this research and has published with me and Neha Kumar.

Zhou, Rui, Wen, Zhonghe, Tang, Muchao, and DiSalvo, Betsy (2017). Navigating Media Use: Chinese Parents and Their Overseas Adolescent Children on WeChat. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems 2017, Edinburgh, June 2017.

Zhou, Rui, Jasmine Hentschel, and Neha Kumar. “Goodbye Text, Hello Emoji: Mobile Communication on WeChat in China.” Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. ACM, 2017.