Tencent Credit Score Launching Soon On WeChat & QQ

China Channel Hot News, Tencent, Upgrades

Today reports have started to appear across the Chinese intranet indicating that in the next few days Tencent credit ratings will be available to check directly through QQ & WeChat. If correct that means we could soon be able to get a little glimpse into all the juicy financial data that Tencent has on WeChat users and their credit worthiness. …

WeChat picture editing

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 …

WeChat Moments

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 …

Are You Ready To Pay To Read WeChat Articles?

China Channel Features, Upgrades

It’s been confirmed that a WeChat paywall feature for articles will soon be introduced. But are people really ready to start paying to read stuff on WeChat? Read on to get the full details. Above: The famous New York Times paywall Reports say that the WeChat paywall feature will allow users to read the first section (20 to 200 characters) of …

Were naked pics the reason WeChat blurry photos closed early?

China Channel Features, Upgrades

WeChat publicly tested a new feature recently in China which has been in development for 3 months: WeChat Blurry Lucky Money Photos. Users had an extra option to post blurry pictures which can only be viewed by sending a lucky money red envelop. Read on to find out: Why did WeChat suddenly do this? Is it going to become a permanent feature? & Was …

Breaking News: WeChat 6.3.5 iOS Update

China Channel Upgrades

A new version of WeChat was released on the app store yesterday (18th of October) for iOS: WeChat 6.3.5. This version has several new features. Group video calls are now available for iOS! (they have been available on Android through the 6.5 Beta release for a month already). There are also several important changes that help with managing groups. Full list of …

Goodbye QQ: WeChat For Windows Just Got a BIG Upgrade

China Channel Upgrades

Breaking News: WeChat Desktop for Windows just got a BIG upgrade (Version 1.5) with a whole set of interesting new features including both voice and video calling. WeChat is really moving at breakneck speed in terms of it’s development. This is the second big change to WeChat in 1 week (Skype style group video calls being the other). Updates to the new …