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WeChat Picture Editing: Add Stickers To Your Pics

China Channel Features, Upgrades

WeChat picture editing: The latest iOS version of WeChat released yesterday (Version 6.5.2) includes a full range of picture editing tools. Now you can edit photos directly within WeChat and post them to a group or moments. The update also allows you to add WeChat custom stickers to your pictures! Read on to find out how it works & why …

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WeChat’s Plan For Chinese New Year?

China Channel Standard

Remember last Chinese New Year on WeChat? When this happened… Above: Blurry moments photos took over WeChat during Spring Festival 2016 (previous article here) And at the same time this happened… To put that into context, there are only 7 billion humans on the planet. (read our previous article here) So what’s WeChat’s plan this year? We are 46 days …

Become a WeChat Ghost

China Channel WeChat Tips

Here’s a quick little ‘how to guide’ for making your profile picture and title invisible when speaking to friends on WeChat. See picture below: No, the picture hasn’t been photoshopped. We’ll show you how to do it. First send the word ‘ghost’ into the ChCh account. Scan this QR code to add the China Channel (ChCh) WeChat account. Now go …

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WeChat Barcode Scanning Features

China Channel Features

WeChat Barcode: A few days ago WeChat announced a new service to track the status of express deliveries in China by scanning the delivery form’s bar code (see picture below). But surprisingly few people know that with WeChat you can already pick up and scan the barcode on pretty much ANY kind of Chinese consumer product and instantly check its …

New WeChat Mini Programs Video Demo

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WeChat Mini Programs Video: Today in Beijing Tencent held a developer’s mini program training where they gave quick demos of 4 different mini programs. The video below was taken by our friends on site. WeChat Mini Programs are coming to WeChat very soon… The apps demoed are: 艺龙订酒店 (Elong Hotel Booking) 南航E行 (NanhangExing): A Chinese airline 华西二院 (Huaxieryuan): A hospital …

1 Minute On WeChat Infographic

China Channel Infographics, Tencent

What happens on WeChat in 1 minute? We crunched the numbers from various sources and reports can came up with the following WeChat infographic below… Bonus Data The number of WeChat users continues to steadily increase. Yesterday’s Tencent 2016 Third Quarter Release revealed that WeChat now has over 846,000,000 month active users! To put this incredible rise into context, let’s compare that …

Early WeChat Mini Programs Demos

China Channel Case Studies, mini apps

WeChat mini programs are coming soon. These new account types are literally light apps within WeChat. WeApps will likely be officially launched next month; the exact date is currently a closely guarded secret. Below we have assembled a few previews of some early prototype WeChat mini programs. Want to get a first glimpse of what’s in store? Read on… Music, transport …

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Build Your Own WeChat Mini Program With This Tool

China Channel mini apps

The WeChat mini program accounts will likely be launched next month; the exact date is currently a closely guarded secret. Yet already we are seeing the first platforms and tools emerging to help us build a WeChat mini program. Here we will provide a quick introduction to Jisu App, a tool that allows almost anyone to make a WeChat mini program by removing …

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Block Vs. Delete WeChat Contacts: The Differences

China Channel WeChat Tips

Block WeChat Contacts Or Delete WeChat Contacts. That is the question. But do you really know know the differences between blocking and deleting someone? Read on to find out the 5 key differences plus 1 hot little trick.   Block WeChat Contacts & Delete WeChat Contacts. The Differences. 1: Sending Messages. Delete WeChat Contact You’ve deleted a contact. What they now see when …

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WeChat Moments Search: Search Your Friend’s Moments

China Channel Features, Upgrades

The latest iOS update to WeChat (6.3.29) launched yesterday adds a WeChat moments search feature. Basically this allows you to search your friend’s moments by time. The last WeChat update 6.3.28 with important changes to group management came 2 days earlier to iOS. What’s going on? Read on to answer the questions: “How does it work?” and “Why WeChat has had 2 updates in …

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WeChat Group Admin: Important Updates

China Channel Features, WeChat Tips

The new version of WeChat (6.3.28) has several changes. The most important being a WeChat group admin can now choose to block people from adding extra members to their group. This feature is highly likely to roll out in some form to all versions of WeChat soon. Read on to find out exactly how it works, why it’s so important. You …