WHAT IS IT
WeChat is a mobile text and voice messaging communication service developed by Tencent in China, first released in January 2011. The app is available on Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone platforms.
WeChat has over 889 million monthly active user and 10 million+ official accounts as of 2017. This makes it one of the most popular social apps in the world, and a valid competitor to WhatsApp and Viber. WeChat has multiple features including video chat, voice calling, SMS, games, QR code scanning and so much more.
WeChat’s reach and influence is unrivaled in China’s online space as it touches everything from consumers communicating with their nearest and dearest, to sharing their most special moments, to buying everything from cinema tickets to taxi rides.