Chinese-Americans campaign for Trump on WeChat

Loudest voices on app US president threatened to ban are backing him in run-up to election
WeChat is the dominant messaging platform in mainland China and is used primarily among Chinese-Americans in the US © REUTERS

Ming Dao, a 57-year-old Chinese-American who came to the US almost 30 years ago, is a recent convert to Donald Trump’s campaign. Over the past two years, he has started at least 10 social-messaging groups with names such as “Americans for President Trump” to reach fellow Chinese-American voters.