Tencent Archive

David Henriques
Native advertising

When it comes to native advertising, timelines are carefully curated, news channels are simply structured, and social media platforms are perfectly personalized, delivering ads in just the right place to build genuine exposure. Chinese consumers tend to be enticed by products and services that provide a certain level of authenticity, creating a strong sense of loyalty to brands that they consider authentic.…

David Henriques

China’s BAT tech trinity are continuously in competition with each other and this time it’s over setting the trend for the post-app age with Baidu’s push into the mini program market. If you aren’t already familiar, mini programs are sub-applications that run inside an app. The mini program feature was introduced by Tencent in 2017 and has since found its niche in the market and is arguably one of the biggest innovations to come out in recent years.…

David Henriques

China is already more digitized than many spectators realize with one of the most active digital-investment and start-up ecosystems in the world. “Ecosystem” is a word that gets thrown around a lot in the tech industry, but this buzzword actually deserves a lot of attention. The digital tech rise in China has appeared to grow from overnight but far from inexplicable.…

Anastasia Masalova
Tencent’s Investment Spree in 2016

2016 has been a striking year for Tencent. As one of the China’s social media and gaming giants, Tencent has become the most valuable company in Asia. Not to mention, it is also one of the top 10 in the world by market capitalization thus far.

Besides being a major player in the fields of e-commerce, information and entertainment, the firm has also been investing in the world’s biggest startups, throwing around a whooping amount of cash.…

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.…