Chinese travel experience sharing platform Mafengwo has been under the spotlight lately due to fake review allegations. The story was first posted on an independent WeChat account only to be denied by Mafengwo a few days later, leaving the truth unclear.
A senior product manager of a well-known social messaging tool shared some of his personal thoughts on how Bullet messenger is doing compared to the “almighty” WeChat.
A number of blockchain news and media accounts on WeChat became inaccessible on the evening of August 21. The Tencent WeChat team released a statement next day saying that the accounts have been permanently banned and their content removed due to a violation of government provisions.
Once upon a time, the graveyard that is Renren was worth US $8 billion. The former “Chinese version of Facebook” imploded after building the country’s largest social media network.
Recently Meituan-Dianping and WeChat both came under fire for privacy and security related scandals.
Baidu Inc. recently added a new feature displaying information flow to its mobile browser app and changed the app’s slogan along the way. This is among the latest moves by Chinese tech companies merging key functions into their mobile application services.
With over 520 million monthly active users (MAU) and an accumulated user base of over 900 million in over 223 countries and regions, WiFi Master Key is an app that you may not have heard of or read about, but is perhaps the only platform with numbers that can compete with Tencent’s WeChat and QQ.
Earlier this month, Tencent sued Bytedance, better known as Toutiao, for 1 RMB and Toutiao fought back by suing Tencent for 90 million RMB. What sparked the feud between the David and Goliath of the Chinese tech world? Listen to this week’s episode of TechBuzz China by Pandaily to find out!
On June 7, Walmart China and Tencent jointly an in-depth strategic partnership in future digital retail.
Lately I have been thinking about how Tencent’s WeChat can enter other markets. It has been a tremendous success in China with more than one billion users. Together with Alipay, mobile payment has turned Chinese society from a society where people carry large wads of cash, to one which is largely cashless, all within the…
A new HTML5 campaign video of “Night at the Museum” by Douyin, or Tik Tok as its international version is called, encountered an unusual social media ban after its launch on May 18.
Ma Huateng, the CEO of the Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings, was in the news recently for the screen shot of his altercation with Bytedance CEO on the latter’s WeChat Moment.
Media around the world has buzzed enough about WeChat’s innovative features, yet few had deconstructed WeChat’s success to its basics. Yan and I were reading the recent Facebook scandal and the consequently #deletefacebook movement, suddenly, our thoughts went wild: It is no news that WeChat, China’s biggest social app, is invading our privacy too. Will there ever be a #deletewechat…
This is the lowest proportion of game business in total revenue. On March 21, Tencent released its unaudited fourth-quarter comprehensive performance and audited annual comprehensive results as of Dec. 31, 2017.