BubbleBot Tech Tip: Style Your QR Code

For 2015, we’re introducing a new series of tech tip posts featuring the loveable BubbleBot, your WeChat “How To” guru. Each month, we’ll give a special tip straight from our team to make sure your New Year chatting is the best one yet. After recovering from the holiday festivities, it’s now time to start on those New … Continue reading BubbleBot Tech Tip: Style Your QR Code

3 Ways to Add New Friends and Stay Connected While Traveling

Summer is here! It’s the perfect time to meet new friends and make sure you stay connected, even during your world travels. Within a chat conversation, tap the Avatar icon on the upper right-hand corner Select your contact adding method:  “Friend Radar,” “Join Private Group,” or “Scan QR Code”   Friend Radar Meeting a lot of cool new … Continue reading 3 Ways to Add New Friends and Stay Connected While Traveling

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

Caesars Entertainment Showcases WeChat Robot Using ObEN’s Humanized A.I.

Caesars Entertainment introduces “Ben” the WeChat Robot – a virtual concierge – using ObEN’s proprietary speech technology at The LINQ Hotel located at the center of the Las Vegas Strip during the annual Consumer Electronics Show from Jan. 6-9.   ObEN, an artificial intelligence (A.I.) company based in Pasadena, Calif., has developed a proprietary deep-learning based speech … Continue reading Caesars Entertainment Showcases WeChat Robot Using ObEN’s Humanized A.I.

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

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

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 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

Introducing WeChat for Windows

In a world where global communication matters, we understand the value of staying connected outside of your smartphone. That’s why we’re excited to announce the English version of WeChat for Windows.   Through this program, WeChatters can enjoy a variety of features, such as file sharing capabilities, the handy screenshot tool and more.   File … Continue reading Introducing WeChat for Windows

WeChat Empowers UNICEF HK with New Mobile Payment Platform

  With the support of WeChat, the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK) introduces a new payment channel to support world emergency relief work via WeChat’s advanced Payment Platform. This innovative partnership will enable donors to make contributions to emergency relief efforts on their smartphones simply and efficiently. The new WeChat donation function supports UNICEF’s recent initiatives, … Continue reading WeChat Empowers UNICEF HK with New Mobile Payment Platform

Take a Break with Coca-Cola® on WeChat

Here at WeChat, we’re all about sharing the happiness – just like Coca-Cola®! That’s why Coca-Cola® is encouraging WeChatters in Hong Kong to sit back, relax, and take a break with their new official account.   Fun Mini-Games & Interactions   From now until May 19, Coca-Cola® will be pushing messages to their official account … Continue reading Take a Break with Coca-Cola® on WeChat

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

Roar! Dinosaurs Come Alive on WeChat

WeChat is once again proving how it can bring the on and offline worlds together, by taking on the world of exhibitions in South Africa. The Dinos Alive Play Park, with dinosaur rides, animatronic dinosaurs and educational opportunities for children, has integrated a WeChat OA into the experience to change the way consumers engage with … Continue reading Roar! Dinosaurs Come Alive on WeChat

Get Digi-tal with WeChat

For all our WeChatters in Malaysia, we have good news. WeChat is now partnering with Malaysian telecommunications giant Digi Telecommunications to provide an easier way for Digi customers to manage their account and services straight from their mobile device. Check out all the features of the new Digi WeChat official account below. Self-Service When you’re … Continue reading Get Digi-tal with WeChat