Weixin, Tencent’s group messaging service has made the history: from 0 to 100m users, it only took exactly 433 days. Days ago, we were the first broke the news that Weixin is preparing for the oversea market; now we also heard rumor that Weixin will release its 4.0 version soon and it may come with Facebook login and functions like Instagram or Path.

We approached Allen Zhang, VP of Tencent and the lead of Weixin team.

You may never heard of his name but Allen Zhang is actually one of the most famous geeks and product managers in China. Allen is the founder of the popular Chinese email client Foxmail which’s acquired by Tencent in 2005; He’s also the lead of QQ Mail which is integrated with QQ and now regarded as the best replacement of Gmail.

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Gang Lu

Dr. Gang Lu - Founder of TechNode. He's a Blogger, a Geek, a PhD and a Speaker, with passion in Tech, Internet and R'N'R.