Jiepang, the leading Chinese location-based service, just baked its offering into the Weixin open platform with tight integration, part of the company’s broader plan of leveraging on general social networking services to further curate LBS market.

Other than linking QQ account with Jiepang, which give the LBS service access to a vast 700 million user pool, Jiepang users now could also sync their check-ins into all Tencent’s social networking offerings, like QZone, Tencent Weibo, Pengyou and of course Weixin.

Weixin debuted its open platform earlier this year, 3rd party developers can plug their service into the platform and then share all kinds of contents – messages, audio, video, URL, pictures and check-ins – among a user’s connections.

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