Category Archives: News

How WeChat Moments, Instagram Cause Dissatisfaction in One’s Real Life

One of the most interesting features of WeChat is called Moments, where people can post pictures, video, or a status update. By carefully selecting the things to upload, the user gets the chance to present himself in the best possible light to his family and friends. According to WeChat user Paul Cui (via Global Times), […]

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WeChat daily active users top 768 million

The usage of popular messaging app WeChat continues to expand, with the number of daily users exceeding 768 million in September, up 35 percent over the same period last year, according to a year-end report on WeChat released by the Chinese technology giant Tencent on Wednesday. The report, which unveiled a series of key figures […]

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The 2016 WeChat Data Report

We recently unveiled our “2016 WeChat Data Report” at the 2017 WeChat Workshop Pro Edition event in China. What’s new with the WeChat lifestyle this year? Let’s take a look at a few data points: Finally, let’s listen to some of our senior citizen WeChat users to see what important words they have to share […]

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How Chinese Super App Wechat Plans To Lock Out Foreign App Stores In China

Since its launch on January 21 2011, WeChat has established a solid track record in pushing forward big game changing innovations within China’s mobile ecosystem. Their relatively small Guangzhou-based team holds an incredibly deep understanding of the needs of Chinese mobile users. Yet if the recent comments of WeChat’s founder Allen Zhang are anything to […]

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How Social Cash Made WeChat The App For Everything

A little over a year ago, my roommate Mike said something strange. He’s a theater director and was working on a production in China. Mike complained that the play’s producer had imposed a no-stickers rule on the production’s WeChat group, but people kept sending them anyway. Up until then, I had thought of WeChat as […]

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WeChat for Windows 2.1 – Now with Free Group Voice and Video Calling

Sometimes you just can’t replace a call or face-to-face chat with friends, whether it be on your mobile or desktop. That’s why in our latest version of WeChat for Windows, we are introducing group voice and video calls now available directly from your PC via WeChat! Be sure to upgrade now to WeChat for Windows 2.1 to get started and check out […]

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“Invite Friends, Get Free Calls” with Latest Release of WeChat Out Globally

WeChat users in 12 countries including the United States, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Italy, Thailand and India can now use WeChat Out to make calls to mobile phones and landlines in over 200 countries for nominal rates. WeChat Out is the latest milestone offering of the world’s fastest growing social app with 762 million […]

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Free Global Calling for Thanksgiving – WeChat Out Limited-Time Offer

In celebration of Thanksgiving, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to you, our users.  Starting today, WeChat users outside China will receive one week of free global calling on WeChat Out! That’s right. As you are enjoying your delicious Thanksgiving meal, share your thanks by calling loved ones in more than 100 countries […]

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Out Now – WeChat for Windows 2.0

We have exciting news for our PC users, WeChat for Windows 2.0 is now available for download. Be sure to upgrade today to enjoy all our latest updates!   What’s New in WeChat for Windows 2.0?  1. Save interesting messages and other media to your Favorites folder for easy retrieval 2. Enjoy our optimized interface design to […]

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Download WeChat for PC (Windows 8/7 and Mac)

WeChat for PC is an intuitive social networking app, which allows you to send pictures, voice messages, video recording, contact sharing, location sharing and also let your contacts share your information (with your consent) for free. All you need to have, is an active internet connection on your mobile phone (preferably 3g). WeChat is available on […]

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