Wechat

WeChat (Chinese: 微信; pinyin: Wēixìn; literally "micro message") 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, Symbian, and OS X platforms. Languages supported include traditional/simplified Chinese, English, Indonesian, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Malay, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Italian, Thai, Vietnamese, Hindi and Russian. WeChat is supported on Wi-Fi, 2G, 3G, and 4G data networks.
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  • LBMA Podcast: Red Roof Inns, Ford, Postmates, WeChat

    … LBMA Podcast: Red Roof Inns, Ford, Postmates, WeChat January 19, 2018 by Asif Khan Leave a Comment Filed Under: On Location Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing, a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan & Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Red Roof Inns, Ford + Postmates, Waivecare, WeChat…

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  • October Month In Numbers

    … This month tech innovation and social change take centre stage in our October round up. We talk voice control, AI and ask – what impact are they really having IRL? We also review Twitter’s new character limit, the Western adoption of WeChat and LinkedIn’s little secret. Here’s all you need to know. 42% The percentage of Chinese smartphone users…

    Attacat of Edinburghin Twitter- 9 readers -
  • Cheatsheet: What you need to know about mobile payments in China

    … The U.S. and Europe often look to China as an example of what a mobile or social payments ecosystem could look like at scale. Consumers and businesses alike online and in-person prefer using WeChat Pay, the mobile payments function of the popular messaging app, or the PayPal-like Alipay to cash — because it’s so easy. People like their payments…

    Digidayin How To's- 21 readers -
  • Chinese social payments apps enter US market

    … Alipay has landed in the U.S. following its do-everything social payments competitor WeChat, who moved in last week, signaling the start of a payments arms race here. Alipay, China’s dominant mobile payments company under Ant Financial, signed a deal Monday with First Data, the U.S. card processing giant, that will allow Chinese tourists…

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  • 5 charts on how mobile payments are growing in China

    … Social payments in China now reach almost $3 trillion, according to a United Nations report released Wednesday. China has been a world leader in mobile and social payments while the U.S. and Europe have been slow to adopt them. Payments on messaging and e-commerce platforms like WeChat and Alibaba are set to increase China’s GDP by $236 billion…

    Digidayin How To's- 23 readers -
  • Is the US ready for WeChat?

    … plane, train and movie tickets or book a karaoke session – to name just a few things. If China is any indication, social networks and messaging services could be killer apps for money transfer; WeChat is already leading that movement. “WeChat is kind of a de facto operation and has massive, massive usage,” said Sean Neville, cofounder and president…

    Digidayin Social- 17 readers -
  • How Outside Marketers Can Succeed in China

    … one could easily look at incumbent Internet giants such as Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent as competition, there are plenty of opportunities to collaborate and blend strengths to drive a meaningful relationship. Many Chinese internet companies have found it difficult to succeed in the global internet market, but this is where partnerships with strong…

    Marketing Technology Blogin Social Paid Search Mobile How To's- 35 readers -
  • The Top 6 Ways to Grow Your App

    … Tech pundits scream: “The app-ocalypse is near! The end of applications is here. Long live chat bots. The app boom is over.” Who will win the race to become the WeChat of the West? Yes, the consumer internet space is shoulder-to-shoulder. Yes, the “grow now, monetize later” pitch is a less palatable to investors that it was maybe five years…

    AllFacebookin Affiliate Social Google Facebook- 40 readers -
  • The Summer Olympics Are Not Winning Gold on Social Media

    … Winter Olympic Games roll around in Pyeongchang, South Korea, some 2 billion people will be on messaging services like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and China’s WeChat. Against such opposition, the USOC will continue to create bad will by snooping various social media channels to find instances of IP abuse. The organization would save a lot of time…

    AllTwitterin Social YouTube- 28 readers -
  • WhatsApp Is the Top Android Messaging App in 109 Countries (Study)

    …. users of WhatsApp have an average daily use of 29 minutes compared with 10 minutes and 30 seconds for Messenger users. According to SimilarWeb, the only other messaging app to lead in 10 or more countries was Viber, capturing Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, among others. Meanwhile, Line, WeChat and Telegram claimed multiple countries, while apps leading just one country included KakaoTalk in South Korea, imo in Cuba, Zalo in Vietnam, ChatOn in Eritrea and BBM in Indonesia. Readers: Did SimilarWeb’s findings surprise you? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 26 readers -
  • 5 Ways Brands Can Connect With Social Media Messaging

    … Billions of people worldwide use apps like Facebook Messenger, WeChat and Snapchat to connect, with new users logging on every day. Even more so than other iterations of social media, messaging is all about relationships. Global trends indicate that messaging is poised to take over–usurping email and call centers, playing a crucial role…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 36 readers -
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