WeChat now has over 1 billion active monthly users worldwide

WeChat’s monthly active users passed one billion for the first time during this…


688 million people used WeChat hongbao on Chinese New Year's Eve

688 million people used WeChat hongbao on February 15 (Chinese New Year's Eve)…


WeChat Pay announces "Spring Festival Shake" to win hongbao war

Spring Festival (春节 chunjie) is just 2 days away, and WeChat just announced the…


On "I love you" day, WeChat continues to dominate hongbao

WeChat recently released its hongbao data on May 20, China’s unofficial…


[Updated] Mobike jumps on hongbao bandwagon with “Mobike, mo’ money”

Mobike announced yesterday (in Chinese) that their app will now include the…


China’s great hongbao war: Why Alipay has always been the real innovator

Editor’s note: This was written by Federico Sferrazza, digital marketing…


Tencent’s Penguin Intelligence launches hongbao course

How did WeChat win this year’s Spring Festival battle without lifting a finger?…


New WeChat feature shows that Starbucks is no longer a foreign brand

After the stunning success of hongbao (红包 or “lucky money” in English) and the…


WeChat introduces gold hongbao to promote new financial product

Pony Ma, CEO of Tencent, shows off gold hongbao (Image credit: Qieshengtai)…