Blog Tag - WeChat

This Naughty Nighttime Themed Mini-App Is the Stuff Dreams Are Made Of
Your WeChat moments are about to be overwhelmed by your contacts’ avatars in various states of rest (and undress). This increasingly viral craze...
China's Over-50s Love WeChat and Can't Get Enough Chicken Soup for the Soul
This post comes courtesy of our content partners at TechNode. Fascinating details of internet use among the over 50s have emerged, including how...
Struggling With the Stress of Expat Life? NihaoUrban is here to help
Moving to a new city can be stressful, let alone a new country, and new arrivals can understandably have difficulty coping with balancing work or...
Wechat Now Has Over 1 Billion Active Monthly Users Worldwide
This post comes courtesy of our content partners at TechNode. WeChat’s monthly active users passed one billion for the first time during this year’s...
688 Million People Used WeChat Hongbao on Chinese New Year's Eve
This post comes courtesy of our content partners at TechNode. 688 million people used WeChat hongbao on Feb 15 (Chinese New Year’s Eve) with Chengdu...
China’s Obsession With QR Codes
This post comes courtesy of our content partners at TechNode. It’s no secret that China remains a leading force in the mobile payments sector thanks...
WeChat Pay Announces "Spring Festival Shake" to Win Hongbao War
This post comes courtesy of our content partners at TechNode. Spring Festival (春节 chūnjié ) is just a day away and in celebration, WeChat has...
Brain King Becomes First WeChat Mini Program Banned by Regulators for “Distorting History”
This post comes courtesy of our content partners at TechNode. Brain King (大脑王者), a popular quiz-like social game, became the first WeChat mini...
WeChat Pay Now Allows Users to Bind Overseas Credit Cards
This post comes courtesy of our content partners at TechNode. Tencent’s WeChat Pay, one of China’s major mobile payment services, announced today...
How to Play 'Hop Up', the Mini Game That's Taking WeChat by Storm
You might have noticed that the smartphone zombies have been holding their phones nervously; eyes glued to their screens, thumbs busy pressing the...
  How Wechat Became the First Chinese App Entered into a Museum Collection
This post comes courtesy of our content partners at TechNode. A version of WeChat has been acquired by the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A) in...
DP Convenient Transit: Cashless Card Reloaders, Streamlined Checks Pop Up At Beijing Subway Stations
If your morning subway commute is a shoulder to shoulder, claustrophobia-inducing living nightmare, then brace yourself for some much needed good...
Weibo and WeChat Allow Editing of Sent Messages, Answering of WeChat Calls in Lock Screen
This post comes courtesy of our content partners at TechNode. Almost simultaneously, Sina Weibo and WeChat now allow users to edit already-sent...
April Gourmet Opens its First Fully Automated Store in Beijing
April Gourmet, the chain of convenience stores and supermarkets that focuses on imported goods and caters mostly to the expat community, has just...
WeChat Contacts You Need to Add, Pt. 2
We are continuing our comprehensive list of WeChat contacts you need to follow. We all know that there is literally no limit to what you can find...