On the earnings conference call for Q3 2013, David Xuelin Li, CEO of YY, said they found that it’s easier to monetize on mobile than previously thought. Small screen doesn’t seem a problem with YY users, he concluded, and there’s little difference for users to buy virtual items on mobile devices from on PCs.

YY also saw increasing traffic on mobile and there are from three channels, said Li. One is from the existing PC platform; the second is YY’s game portal; the third is organic increase of new users who start using YY’s products from mobile devices.

YY Inc. reported another strong quarter, with 113% year-over-year increase in net revenues and 239% in operating income.

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Tracey Xiang is Beijing, China-based tech writer. Reach her at traceyxiang@gmail.com