Posts Tagged: Tencent Wechat


WeChat has a big problem with fake brand accounts

LV or not LV? WeChat has a big problem with fake brand accounts

WeChat is used by celebrities, media outlets, small companies, and major brands to reach out to people. Trouble is, it has a huge problem wi...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 10:53 am
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Tencent earnings report

Tencent: $3.15 billion in profit in 2013 as company shifts focus to mobile, ecommerce

China’s Tencent (HKG:0700) has just published its Q4 and full-year 2013 earnings report, full of financial details and user numbers fo...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 6:59 pm
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WeChat has over 2 million

WeChat will soon allow celebrities and media to rake in money from ads

WeChat is popular because it has a lot of features besides messaging. In China especially, the app has evolved to include things like mobile...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 9:37 pm
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WeChat inks deal with Singapore telco to attract more young users

Tencent’s mobile chat app WeChat and Singapore telco StarHub today launched a new WeChat plan, in which pre-paid users of the telco can en...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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WeChat shakes up shopping in China

How WeChat is shaking up the shopping experience in China

We’ve written a lot about WeChat’s stickers and gaming and other social features; but one thing often overlooked is how the popu...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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WeChat 236 million users

Tencent posts Q2 financials, says WeChat now has 236 million active users

Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) just posted its Q2 2013 financial report, with all the main numbers going up. Before looking at the mon...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 5:33 pm
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WeChat v5 Android update

Here’s a sneaky way to download WeChat v5.0 for Android right now, before Google Play gets it

WeChat got a major update to v5.0 last week on iOS, but it hasn’t rolled out the new features officially on Android. Though WeChat for And...

  • August 12, 2013
  • at 10:11 pm
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WeChat v5 update

WeChat v5.0 Update Arrives on iOS With Social Gaming, Mobile Payments, and Sticker Store

The long awaited update to WeChat, the popular China-made messaging app, has arrived. This morning WeChat v5.0 for iOS is rolling out (to be...

  • August 5, 2013
  • at 11:47 am
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WeChat launches for BB10

WeChat Launches For BB10, Ready With Support For Indonesian

As promised earlier this year, China-made messaging app WeChat has launched for BlackBerry 10. The new BB10 release brings some of WeChat...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 9:31 am
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Tencent Q1 2014

Tencent pulls in $2.95 billion in revenue in Q1 as WeChat gaming takes off

Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) had a blockbuster Q1, according to its new financial report today.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 7:12 pm
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Line now has 400 million registered users

WeChat sees resurgent growth, now has 355 million active users

Chinese web titan Tencent (HKG:0700) has just put out its Q4 2013 earnings report. Amidst the financial figures is the one number everyone w...

  • March 19, 2014
  • at 5:28 pm
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WeChat accounts used by US colleges

Tornado spotting and partying: how WeChat is being used by US colleges

On November 17, the WeChat account “MSU Companion” warned overseas Chinese students about the possibility of tornadoes and severe winds ...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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WeChat active users

Tencent: WeChat now has 271.9 million monthly active users around the world

Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) revealed its Q3 2013 earnings report this evening. The figure that everyone is looking for pertains to ...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 6:08 pm
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Messi helps WeChat reach 100 million users outside of China

Boosted by Messi’s endorsement, WeChat scores 100 million users outside of China

Just six weeks ago we noted that the China-made messaging app WeChat had 70 million users outside of China. But today that number has rocket...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 12:17 pm
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WeChat IPO rumors

Report: Chinese makers of WeChat plan a spin-off IPO in Singapore

A report in today’s China Daily newspaper says that Tencent (HKG:0700), the Chinese makers of popular messaging app WeChat, is making ...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 11:23 am
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WeChat

WeChat is Now the 5th Most Used Smartphone App In The World

The market research crew at GlobalWebIndex has compiled a list of the 10 most used smartphone apps in the world in Q2 2013. Among the list o...

  • August 6, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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WeChat group chats in education

WeChat Group Chats Find a Place Among China’s Expat Alumni

In the world outside China’s ‘Great Firewall’, college alumni associations oftentimes facilitate conversation and event planning via F...

  • August 1, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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WeChat and China Unicom

So It Begins: One Chinese Telco Confirms WeChat Subscription Plan to Launch August 8

We’ve heard rumbles of discontent from Chinese telcos for months about the wildly popular messaging app WeChat. WeChat’s robbing us of S...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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