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WeChat Opens APIs to All Verified Business Accounts
WeChat has developed a set of APIs for businesses or public organizations to build custom features or interact with their audiences. Only a small group of selected WeChat Official Accounts have tried it out. As we introduced...
- Posted 39 days ago
EasyChat Now Supports International Calls to Mobiles and Landline
WeChat, the prevailing mobile messaging app in China and some regions in Southeast Asia, isn’t capable of calling contacts or mobile lines. That’s where EasyChat (Yixin in Chinese), a competitor jointly launched by Netease and China Telecom one...
- Posted 69 days ago
Now You Can Order Dishes on WeChat
Micro-life Membership Card is an official WeChat account operated by Tencent’s lifestyle e-commerce service Micro-life. It started offering digital membership cards authorized by merchants on Micro-life’s own website directly on WeChat from mid-2012. Now the Micro-life account launched...
- Posted 74 days ago
WeChat’s New Monetization Experiment: Celebrity Accounts[Updated]
Chen Kun, a famous Chinese actor, rolled out a premium service to his followers on WeChat. Paying to subscribe to his official account, fans will receive exclusive photos, or songs, e-books and even Good Night voice messages...
- Posted 82 days ago
WeChat to Move Department Stores onto Its Platform
WeChat is planning to have department stores to set up storefront on its platform. Shenzhen-based department store chain Rainbow (SZ:002419) is its first partner and the first WeChat stores will go live no later than the...
- Posted 88 days ago
WeChat Surpassed 100 million Overseas Users
Monthly active users of WeChat reached 235.8 million, up 177% YoY and 21% QoQ, in Q2 2013, according to the financial release. Overseas users reached 100 million. It’s only one month since the announcement of 70 million...
- Posted 114 days ago
WeChat 5.0 Goes Live, with Mobile Games, Payment Solution, An Almighty Scanner, Voice-to-text Capability and More!
As we introduced earlier, WeChat 5.0 is a major update. It’s finally launched on App Store this morning. The Android version is coming later. As expected, it has added a game center, payment solution, and scan-to-do-a-lot-of-things capability. The game center,...
- Posted 125 days ago
WeChat Down For Three Hours This Morning
WeChat users in Mainland China found the service was’t accessible around 7.30 am this morning. Its official Weibo acknowledged it saying that began at 8 am Beijing time. Not only does it affected WeChat but also some...
- Posted 139 days ago