An in-depth look at WeChat's new rules on incentivized sharing

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WeChat Pay launches payment feature using mobile numbers

A screenshot of WeChat's user interface for the new phone number payment…


WeChat bans external links asking users to spam contacts

Image credit: Tencent WeChat has banned external links that require users to…


China Tech Talk 85: Private traffic in China — Taking back the power from platforms

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Bytedance's short video app Huoshan Video adds mini-program feature

The exterior of a Bytedance building in Shanghai. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi…


WeChat Pay to debut installment payment credit service in Q4: report

Tencent is incubating a new consumer financing product tentatively called "Fen…


Is WeChat’s growth over?

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Tan Benhong, executive vice president of Changan Automobile Group, and Zhong Xiangping, vice president of Tencent demonstrated the voice-operated WeChat service in Chongqing on Monday, August 26, 2019. (Image credit: Tencent)

Changan to roll out SUV equipped with voice-activated WeChat

Tan Benhong, executive vice president of Changan Automobile Group (in car),…


WeChat Pay testing new facial recognition POS device 'Frog Pro'

Screenshot of Frog Pro from WeChat website. (Image credit: TechNode) WeChat Pay…


WeChat moves closer to becoming an OS with new Samsung partnership

WeChat mini program on a Samsung smartphone home page. (Image credit: Tencent)…