Audio: Prospering in the ever-present medium
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Need to know
- With tens of thousands of characters, the Chinese writing system is not suitable for text input – it is 2.8 times faster to speak Mandarin than to type it
- This desire not to type has fuelled the growth of voice on Chinese messaging platforms such as WeChat, where over six million voice messages were sent daily during 2017
- China’s acceptance of voice technology is second only to India, and there are...