Briefing: China CDC identifies thousands of covert tobacco ads on social sites

Sneaky tobacco ads show smoking as chic lifestyle - China Daily What happened:…


Briefing: Tencent sues WeChat red envelope-snatching app operators

案件快报 | 腾讯公司起诉“微信自动抢红包”软件运营者构成不正当竞争 - 知产北京 What happened: Beijing's intellectual…


WeChat opens up tagging function for ads on social Moments section

(Image credit: WeChat) WeChat announced on Monday  (in Chinese) that tagging is…


WeChat's new logistics API: Are we impressed?

Editor’s note: A version of this post by Thomas Graziani first appeared on…


Briefing: WeChat denies report that user chat data was used for targeted ads

微信被指根据文字聊天精准推送广告,回应:从未监控聊天记录 - The Paper What happened: In response to a…


WeChat's new mini-program logistics linkup raises e-commerce stakes

On Monday, Tencent’s WeChat app launched a logistics interface for its popular…


Briefing: Tencent tests livestreaming for WeChat public accounts

腾讯直播内测推进,公众号粉丝可通过微信小程序看直播 - TechNode What happened: Tencent, which previously…


Briefing: Tencent said to launch UPI-based WeChat Pay

WeChat Pay to reportedly take on Google Pay and Paytm in India later this year…


Briefing: WeChat shuts more than 2,500 accounts for illegal loan activity

关于打击微信个人非法信贷贷类行为的公告 – WeChat Security Center What happened: China’s most used…


Praising for pay: WeChat adoration groups for hire on Taobao

A Taobao search for "kuakua qun," or "praise groups," pulled up a variety of…