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Stefan Kingham

China’s decision to ban Instagram in 2014 following pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong paved the way for other competitors to take over the local photo-editing landscape. Several apps have capitalized from Instagram’s decline, most notably Nice. But what makes Nice better than other Chinese photo-editing applications? Is it really just another Instagram-remake? Find out all there is to know about Nice in our review of the service.…

Raphael
WeChat 600 MAU 2015

600 Million Active Users on WeChat – MAU Tencent WeChat 2015

On Aug 12th 2015, Tencent released latest figures related to its monthly active users, they are now more than 600 million using WeChat on a monthly-basis.

WeChat Monthly Active Users Since 2013

WeChat 600 Million

100 Million-increase compared to end-2014 figures 

 

WeChat is really becoming a must-have for smartphone owners.…

Raphael
Online payment market share China - SekkeiStudio

Chinese new year digital WeChat HongBao

From now and as incredible as it sounds, it’s possible to send a new year’s Eve HongBao to your relatives, friends and other family members, a virtual card involving real money and bank accounts, right from your phone.

An old money-related tradition – Chinese HongBao now on WeChat

virtual digital WeChat HongBao

You’ve just received a HongBao on WeChat

More than one billion RMB exchanged on WeChat for New Year’s Eve

Since Tencent and Alibaba are Tech Leaders here in China, it’s not that surprising they’ve found a way to embrace chinese culture,  as they are now part of chinese economic landscape, a step forward has been operated in the way of catching chinese user’s attention, getting more mobile users to sign up, days after days.…

Raphael

Can Tencent WeChat become company’s internal tool?

We all know WeChat and its incredible number of users (some studies mention more than 600 Million-users at the end of 2014).  This Chinese App has become a leading communication tool for personal use of smartphone owners. Initially famous for the release of the social App QQ, Tencent is now famous for its extremely rapid expansion.…

David Henriques
WeChat o2o market news POS payment - Sekkei Studio

WeChat to launch a new POS Payment: WeiPOS

Wechat is now offering a new payment service. Offline stores could soon use a customized POS machine that completed with Wechat payment, could allow its users to buy an offline (physical) product through an online payment service.

How does it works?

When buying something in a physical store, the merchants types the total amount in the WeiPOS machine that will then generate a QR code.…