John and Matthew talk about WeChat’s mini-programs. Introduced earlier this year, the full potential of mini-programs were not apparent at launch, leading some to speculate that they would never be useful. Matt is pretty bullish while John has a wait-and-see attitude.

Questions they answer:
  • What are mini-programs?
  • Are these mini-apps or mini-programs?
  • How are they different from apps? How are they different from WeChat official accounts?
  • What are the advantages to users of using mini-programs? What are the advantages to businesses of using mini-programs?
  • What are the drawbacks of using mini-programs?
  • How do users find mini-programs?
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China Tech Talk is a TechNode x ChinaChannel co-production.

John Artman

John Artman is the Editor in Chief for TechNode, the leading English information source for news and insight into China’s tech and startups, and co-host of the China Tech Talk podcast, a regular discussion...

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