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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WeChat for Mac 2.1.0 – Free Voice and Video Calling Straight from Your Desktop

Introducing our latest WeChat for Mac update – 2.1.0! Now available for download on your Mac desktop. Call and video chat your friends for free directly on your computer without missing a beat. What’s New in Version 2.1.0? Place voice and video calls for free with friends Convert audio messages into text messages for easy […]

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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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5 Things Brands Need to Know About WeChat, China’s Mobile Giant An explainer on the country’s fascinating social landscape By Lauren Johnson

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Snapchat are the platforms that get most of marketers’ love in the U.S., but digital practitioners could learn a thing or two from WeChat, China’s booming mobile app that’s one of a growing number of messaging apps brands are watching closely. The Chinese app boasts more than 600 million users, and […]

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Tencent launches WeChat mobile wallet in South Africa

Chinese ecommerce giant Tencent has launched a mobile wallet service in South Africa in partnership with Standard Bank. The service lets users of social messaging app WeChat make P2P transfers, pay for services such as airtime, data and electricity and make in-store payments by scanning QR codes at merchants supporting the SnapScan mobile payments platform. “You […]

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