Fashionistas Unite – WeChat Opens Vogue Italy Official Account

We know our on-trend WeChatters adore everything about fashion. Whether you want to see your favourite designer’s fashion show or are looking for some beauty inspiration, we’ve got you covered with the launch of the Vogue Italy official account.   By partnering with Vogue Italy, one of the most influential fashion magazines in the world … Continue reading Fashionistas Unite – WeChat Opens Vogue Italy Official Account

WeChat Helps to Raise Awareness with Swine Flu Official Account

With the recent outbreak of Swine Flu (H1N1) in India, national health agencies and non-profit organizations are working tirelessly to try to contain the spread of this infectious disease.   To help drive awareness, WeChat has launched the official account “Swine Flu Help” – powered by Lybrate. Through three key features of the official account, … Continue reading WeChat Helps to Raise Awareness with Swine Flu Official Account

OMG! BuzzFeed Partners with WeChat to Open Official Account

BuzzFeed, the it-place for “share-worthy” content, has just announced its partnership with WeChat to bring news and entertainment to WeChatters around the world. The partnership is the media company’s first major collaboration with an international messaging app – a big step in broadening the perception of messaging apps as content platforms. “As we start to … Continue reading OMG! BuzzFeed Partners with WeChat to Open Official Account

9 Ways WeChat Can Improve Your Day

Through stop-motion animation, our new video, “One Day with WeChat,”  captures how WeChat integrates into the everyday lives of our users in China. For these users, WeChat is not only an app, but a lifestyle, a new way to connect and interact with their world. So how exactly does WeChat in China, known as Weixin, make the lives … Continue reading 9 Ways WeChat Can Improve Your Day

China CITIC Bank International First Bank to Launch WeChat Pay in Hong Kong

China CITIC Bank International Limited (the “Bank” or “CNCBI”) announced this week the launch of WeChat Pay on its WeChat Official Account (“OA”). CNCBI first launched its OA last October. Now CNCBI extends its offerings from instant banking services to WeChat Pay, becoming the first banking institution in Hong Kong to embrace this e-payment solution. Customers … Continue reading China CITIC Bank International First Bank to Launch WeChat Pay in Hong Kong

Western Union Offers New Global Money Transfer Service on WeChat

WeChat has partnered with Western Union, a leader in global payment services, to offer WeChat users in the United States the ability to send and receive money cross-border to 200 countries and territories via the company’s WU Connect platform.   The partnership marks WeChat as the first social communication application to provide a technology platform to support person-to-person cross-border money … Continue reading Western Union Offers New Global Money Transfer Service on WeChat

Get in the Game with A.S. Roma on WeChat

Soccer season is heating up and we know you’re sitting at the edge of your seats. So we’ve partnered with A.S. Roma to create an Official Account that keeps you up to date on the latest from the club.   By following either the English/Italian or Chinese Official Account, you’ll be able to receive daily club news, … Continue reading Get in the Game with A.S. Roma on WeChat

New Data Revealed – What Does it Mean to Live the WeChat Lifestyle?

Curious who the average WeChat user is and what their day looks like? We recently revealed new data giving an inside look at what the WeChat Lifestyle means for our users around the world.   An average of 570 million users log in to WeChat each day (September 2015). Additionally WeChat’s daily active users (users … Continue reading New Data Revealed – What Does it Mean to Live the WeChat Lifestyle?

Available Now – WeChat 6.3.5 for iOS

Staying connected with all your friends just got easier with video calling – now for groups. With WeChat 6.3.5 for iOS, WeChatters can start a video call in a group chat with up to nine people or choose audio only for group voice calls. We’re also introducing Group Notices and new enhancements to the WeRun-WeChat … Continue reading Available Now – WeChat 6.3.5 for iOS

Embracing the WeChat Lifestyle

Users are utilizing WeChat for more than just messaging and brands are using official accounts in new and different ways to make users’ lives easier every day.   We’ve scoured the globe and brought you a few examples of ways brands are helping users embrace the WeChat lifestyle and helping them make payments, shop online or … Continue reading Embracing the WeChat Lifestyle

WeChat Launches in Myanmar

WeChat celebrated its official Myanmar launch in Yangon last week with its latest user, popular A-list hip-hop artist, Sai Sai.   “In Myanmar, we’re aware that there’s an increasing need for efficient communications and social interactions in people’s personal and professional lives,” said Poshu Yeung, VP of International Business at Tencent, the company behind WeChat. “We’re proud … Continue reading WeChat Launches in Myanmar