International companies, including instant messaging giants, are getting more and more interested in learning from WeChat’s success in monetizing its messaging service. While WeChat’s number of oversea MAUs is unclear and it is growing more slowly than Facebook Messenger, it demonstrates stronger abilities to turn messaging and user engagement into cash.
Everybody is talking about WeChat, which is understandable. Called WeXin in China, WeChat has become one of the largest social networks in China within just three years since it was debuted. As of Q1 2015, WeChat has 549m active monthly users... Continue Reading →
In an earlier LinkedIn post, I provided a brief account of the Chinese social media landscape and listed some of the most popular social media platforms in China these days. As of 2015, there are 659 million active social media users in... Continue Reading →
If you are looking for a buzzword that could represents the spirit, business and development of China’s Internet industry or ICTs (information and communication technologies), entrepreneurship is the one. The scale of Chinese startups, the legendary Zhongguancun, the rising Chengdu... Continue Reading →