WeChat is investing R50 million in tech companies supporting local talents and innovations. The fund will be used to identify and support tech-enabled businesses by assisting with rapid market access using the WeChat platform. Access to markets was listed as one of the biggest inhibitors to growth for tech-enabled businesses, in the recent Emerging … Continue reading WeChat Invests R50 million Seed Fund in African Tech Startups
The weather is cooling down, the leaves are changing color, and it’s time for everyone to put away their bikinis and board shorts. We’re as sad as you are that summer is over, but to cheer you up, here’s a look back at summer 2014 in Italy. Every summer in sun kissed Italy is … Continue reading WeChat Italian Vertical Tour: A Throwback Summer of Fun Under the Sun
Created by popular t-shirt designer, Chow Hon Lam, Sushi Sushi is now one of WeChat’s hottest new sticker packs. From his love of sushi, Lam originally designed the Sushi Sushi characters for his company, Flying Mouse 365. The dynamic duo became so popular that Lam decided to continue the sushi story in a new playground – WeChat’s Sticker … Continue reading 5 Fun Facts About Sushi Sushi
Upgrade now to WeChat 7.0.5, available on the iOS App Store and Google Play and try the latest improvements and features 1. Big changes to Moments “Moments” allows you to share life’s most interesting experiences with your WeChat friends. In the latest version of Moments, we’ve made sharing even more “musical”. Now, you can search … Continue reading WeChat 7.0.5 for iOS and Android
WeChat continues to push forward with more ways to connect and communicate. Our latest version, WeChat 7.0.4 is now available on both the iOS App Store and Google Play and introduces the following new improvements: 1. Improvements to Time Capsule We first introduced Time Capsule at the beginning of this year as the easiest way … Continue reading WeChat 7.0.4 for iOS and Android: Search music to add to your Time Capsule and more!
Editors’ note: Recently there’s been heated discussion of WeChat as an example of the “all-in-one app” trend that has been circling many tech circles. We would like to take the opportunity to share our official translation of a recent speech by WeChat founder Allen Zhang, Senior Executive Vice President of Tencent, and President of WeChat Business … Continue reading What is WeChat’s dream? WeChat founder Allen Zhang explains
WeChat v7.0 with a fresh new logo WeChat is celebrated it’s 8th anniversary this month. Every day over one billion people log in to WeChat as it delivers seamless communications service and provides new ways to share and connect with friends. Download the latest version, WeChat v7.0 for Android and iOS now and try … Continue reading What’s new in WeChat 7.0: The biggest upgrade in four years!
Download and install the latest version of WeChat version 6.7.4 for iOS and check out the newest features. Selfie Stickers Stickers are already a great way to express your inner emotions in a fun and colorful way. Selfie Stickers take stickers to a whole new level by adding YOU into your stickers. Try them out … Continue reading What’s new in WeChat 6.7.4 for iOS: Selfie Stickers
As the weather is getting warmer, it’s time to get active with the help of our fitness Official Account, WeRun. By enabling WeRun, you can track your daily step count and see how close you are to reaching your fitness goals. If friendly competition helps motivate you, you can see how you stack up … Continue reading Staying Fit with WeRun on WeChat
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
Lunar New Year is known as China’s largest holiday. This year was no exception as people in Asia and all around the world ushered in the year of the monkey with WeChat. Through WeChat, users participated in the holiday’s time honored traditions in new and fun ways. Red Packets or Lucky Money are … Continue reading New Data Revealed – Spring Festival 2016 on WeChat
Career opportunities at WeChat: wechat.com/en/careers.html Tens of millions of users send Red Packets (formerly called “Lucky Money” or “Red Envelopes”) stuffed with digital cash to each other every day on WeChat. What is this amazing mobile payments product and how did it get so popular? Learn how WeChat transformed person-to-person payments into a form of … Continue reading We Chat About WeChat #5: Red Packets – WeChat’s Secret Weapon in Payments
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
They say that laughter is the best medicine and we believe that cuteness can be too, so we’ve brought back the adorable pup for a second time around with the Bubble Pup 2 sticker pack. That’s right, your favorite puppy and his new sidekick are up to new tricks just for you. Green Bubble … Continue reading Sticker Story – Bubble Pup is Back and Cuter Than Ever!
Last month, WeChat landed at Comic-Con Hyderabad where we announced the winners of the WeChat Sticker Challenge and celebrated ‘World Sticker Day’ in India. “World Sticker Day is dedicated to the world of emoticons and stickers, which have become an integral part of our modern digital lives,”said Nilay Arora, Country Head and Vice President … Continue reading Celebrating WeChat India World Sticker Day at Comic-Con Hyderabad