WeChat is the most frequently used application in present China, and its popularity has caught the world's attention. Why?

;xNLx;According to the homepage of Tencent, WeChat is one of the best applications that Tencent has created. Why? ;xNLx;;xNLx;Tencent was founded in November, 1998 and has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. Why?;xNLx;;xNLx;Learn about the development of WeChat and find it out!;xNLx;;xNLx;By Yixin Peng

2010-11-19 00:00:00

Weixin Project Start

2012-04-30 00:00:00

From Weixin to WeChat

Targeting the international market, Weixin re-branded as WeChat.

2012-05-24 00:00:00

Multiple Languages Support

In version 4.0 for Android, you can link your Facebook account, multiple languages support, registration via phone numbers

2012-12-01 00:00:00


Free language courses through WeChat

2013-05-15 20:58:15

Gaining Global Attention.

Wall Street Journal

2013-05-15 20:58:15

Free Tips Better Life

WeChat public platform provides free tips and notifications.

2013-07-06 00:00:00

Product Ambassador: Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is the latest product ambassador of WeChat messaging app.

2013-10-24 00:00:00

Google Accounts

Release Version: WeChat 5.0.3 for iPhone.

2014-05-08 00:00:00

Chats Translation

Say Hello, Hola or Bonjour to WeChat’s new translation feature – 5.3 Update

2014-06-10 00:00:00

Close 20 Million Accounts

According to Chinese state media, who dubbed the campaign operation “Thunder Strike”, 20 million accounts on WeChat, 5% of the total, were shut down because they offered prostitution services.

2014-07-18 00:00:00

Easy Taxi

Booking a cab just got easier – WeChat and Easy Taxi announce Singapore partnership

2014-07-25 00:00:00

Shopping with YOOX

WeChat and YOOX are Teaming Up

2014-08-07 00:00:00

Donate Your Voice!

Over 200k WeChatters give back through the voice donor project

2014-08-13 14:23:55

New York City Couple Uses Only Emojis to Communicate for One Month

Me and my girlfriend texted only in Emoji for a month

2014-08-28 00:00:00

Easy Study

Getting back into the back-to-school swing of things? WeChat helps you ace your school life—academically and socially—with all kinds of cool ways to capture, connect and collaborate both in and out of class.

2014-09-15 00:00:00

New Growth in Popularity

GlobalWebIndex: WeChat popularity soars to new heights worldwide

2014-09-25 00:00:00

Integration with LinkedIn

WeChat and LinkedIn introduce new integration – making business more social

2014-10-01 00:00:00

Hong Kong Protests Lead to Censorship on WeChat

Hong-Kong-based newspaper the South China Morning Post claimed that photos of the protests posted on WeChat are being censored, citing reports from Hong Kong-based users that their contacts on the Chinese mainland were unable to view photos that they had posted..


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