The phenomenon of blatantly using experience members to lure you into automatic renewal without prompting has disappeared after many rounds of blows, but a line of small gray text is equivalent to notifying users of automatic renewal, but it has become the mainstream of the industry. 7-day membership is free, the first special database month membership is 0.1 yuan, Tencent Video, Baidu Netdisk, Qingyan Camera, Maimai, Tantan. From entertainment to tool APP, regardless of the size of the company and the number of users, where there are paid members.
Almost all There is an issue with auto-renewal. Among them, iQiyi, Maimai, Qingyan Camera, WPS and many other software still use small gray characters to cover up the matter of telling users to automatically renew. As of 16:40 pm on March 11, 2022, open special database the black cat complaint and search with "automatic renewal" as the keyword, showing 71,809 matching results, far higher than "fraud", "format terms" and other keywords. Many merchants said in their replies that the free trial or low-cost membership is only valid for the first time for the user account.
If the automatic renewal is not turned off within the specified time, it will be renewed by default, and there is a text reminder when subscribing. The problem lies here. Can the small gray characters with inconspicuous line-by-line logos really serve as a reminder? 1. Small gray characters have become a new source of evil The issue of automatic renewal is a commonplace. Before the promulgation of relevant laws and regulations, the payment functions on special database many Internet platforms and APPs did not remind users that automatic renewals would be due, which caused many disputes. Let's first consider why Internet players around the world are persistently insisting on the automatic renewal function.