The day has come: the long-awaited WeChat mini-apps were officially launched today, January 9th, 2017. Now, WeChat users can find the mini-apps inside their own WeChat and download some of them.

TechNode has been following the development of the mini-apps, ever since its first announcement in September last year. In our last article, we explored whether or not WeChat can be thought as another entry-point for more traffic in an interview with Zhao Jiuzhou, CEO of HuosuMobi.

Today, we bring our first impressions.

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MJ explores the startup community across a variety of industries. MJ is particularly interested in O2O and Big Data. MJ is based in Shanghai.