Almost simultaneously, Sina Weibo and WeChat now allow users to edit already-sent messages. iPhones will now be able to handle WeChat voice calls the same way as phone calls and WhatsApp calls with lock screen integration. 

WeChat version 6.6.0 has several new features that improve its own core functions. For now, the updates are only for iOS.

As the clumsy-fingered among us know well, it is possible to call back a mistyped message within WeChat.  This update allows it to be quickly edited and resent.

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Frank Hersey is a Beijing-based tech reporter who's been coming to China since 2001. He tries to go beyond the headlines to explain the context and impact of developments in China's tech sector. Get in...