Monthly Archives: October 2018

Learning to Survive Without WeChat

WeChat has become an indispensable part of life in China. As China’s answer to WhatsApp, Facebook, Uber and Apple Pay, it has combined all the functions these international brands have to offer into one phone application. People in China use it for everything from sharing updates with their friends, sending messages and group chats to organizing parties and making digital […]

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WeChat Has More Users Than China’s Entire Internet—But What’s Next?

WeChat Social Commerce Report 2018 was released today by Youzan (the biggest WeChat shop platform in China) and Newrank (China’s largest social media data monitoring platform). The report shows some surprising trends: The share of time spent on social media and Tencent-owned products is decreasing. Video content and Toutiao are stealing the show in 2018 The most popular items purchased via […]

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