The size of WeChat Android version 1.0 released in January 2011 was only 457KB, but 11 years later, the size of its version 8.0.24 has reached 257MB, an expansion of 575 times.
Chinese smartphone maker vivo announced on July 12 that it will unlock a WeChat smartwatch version at its iQOO 10 series launch event on July 19.
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Tencent's social networking software WeChat updated its operating regulations for official accounts on the platform on Monday. The regulations now address virtual currencies and digital collections.
WeChat Pay launched a three-week Low Carbon Q&A Challenge, which encourages users to flexibly apply their own carbon neutral knowledge.
Tencent Cloud announced on Wednesday that many of its internal self-research businesses were fully on the cloud. This means that Tencent's internal businesses, including QQ and WeChat, will be developed and operated based on a public cloud model.
Advertisements in Moments, a social-networking function of Tencent's ubiquitous WeChat app, can now direct users to Tmall, an e-commerce platform under Alibaba.
WeChat, a popular social platform owned by Tencent, announced on Wednesday that the status sharing function in WeChat now supports a feature in which users can share songs from their NetEase Cloud Music account.
Tencent’s social app WeChat had launched a mini program called "Tencent e-CNY Wallet", though the program is still in the process of A/B Testing.
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Tencent’s social app WeChat issued a notice on Thursday regarding the progress of its rectification efforts for the enforced following of accounts while ordering at restaurants.
Chinese authorities are considering requiring Tencent to include its WeChat Pay system in a newly created financial holding company.
People’s Bank of China (PBoC) previously issued a notice, stipulating that personal payment reception QR codes cannot not be used for business, but can still be used normally for non-business scenarios.
Chinese communications platform WeChat has recently tested a cross-border e-commerce mini program called “Shopping Around World Online,” with Tenpay as the main channel.
A social media app called Gel, which focuses on virtual images, was published in January and has quickly became the first social app since 2019 to surpass WeChat in the Chinese app store download list.