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
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
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!
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
The holidays are approaching and the scramble to find the perfect gift for your friends is on. They say this is the season of giving, so why not give back to charitable organizations and give your friends and family an alternative gift this year via WeChat? The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy works … Continue reading Our Ultimate Alternative Holiday Gift Guide
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?
Introducing WeChat for Windows 1.5, now available for download on your PC. What’s new in the latest update? 1. Talk with your friends, family or those closest to you with free video calls
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
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
Ten Sports, the most popular sports channel in India has launched their official account on WeChat. If you’re an avid sports fan wanting all the latest news on football, tennis, golf and WWE (among many other sports) – then the Ten Sports official account is the place for you. By following WeChat Official accounts, … Continue reading Ten Sports Brings Your Games to WeChat
Combine WeChat and Sunburn, the biggest electronic dance music festival in Asia, and you have one amazing experience. This year, by partnering with WeChat, Sunburn was able to push the boundaries yet again, creating a unique communication platform for festivalgoers through the launch of its official account. Fans were treated to three days of action … Continue reading WeDanced at the Sunburn Music Festival
Whether or not you’re a seasoned shopaholic, we all know that once the holiday season rolls around, it means the yearly shop til’ you drop tradition is about to kick in. With only a few days left before the big day, WeChat’s official accounts are here to make your shopping experience easier, bringing all … Continue reading Shop Til’ You Drop with WeChat’s Hot Shopping OAs
WeChatters in Thailand were in for a treat, as the Melody of Life Music Festival in October brought together the best in arts, fashion, movies and music over two fun-filled days. Festival goers flocked to catch a glimpse of their favorite local artists with appearances from Lipta, Blackhead, Mild, and Squeeze Animal sending crowds into … Continue reading WeChat Thailand’s Sweet Melody of Life
There are only six degrees of separation standing between you and your favourite singer, sports idol or actress. The hottest stars, Matthew McConaughey, Eva Longoria, Lionel Messi and many more are using WeChat to connect directly with their fans through the use of official accounts. By following them on WeChat, you can chat with them … Continue reading Fans Meet Italian Pop Star Alessandra Amoroso with WeChat
In January, we launched “WeChat Out,” a breakthrough VOIP feature allowing users to make low-rate calls to mobile phones and landlines around the globe via WeChat. After receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback from our initial rollout in the United States, India, and Hong Kong, we are excited to announce the official launch of the feature in Thailand, Laos, … Continue reading “WeChat Out” VOIP Feature Now Rapidly Expanding Around the World