WeChat Facial Recognition Case Studies

Matthew Brennan Case Studies, Features

Just a few days ago one of the first test integrations of WeChat facial recognition was announced (full details + screenshots below). This technology is starting to gain rapid adoption in China with examples popping up everywhere. Generally, China is still behind the US in AI but in face recognition, it’s now recognized as leading the world. Below I give you: 10 case studies of facial recognition technology being …

Why Is WeChat Pushing So Hard For Charity?

Matthew Brennan Tencent

Yesterday WeChat moments was overtaken with people posting colorful paintings to help raise money and awareness for those with mental disabilities. The campaign from Tencent Charity was an amazing success raising millions in hours and yet another clear demonstration of how mobile technology is changing the charity industry in China in ways that we don’t yet see in the rest of …

Tencent Credit Score Launching Soon On WeChat & QQ

Matthew Brennan 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 creditworthiness. This …

China Top Apps Report

China Top Apps Report 2016: Top 10 Apps In China

Matthew Brennan Infographics

China Top Apps: A year is a long time in China tech. Below check out the top 10 Chinese apps and how they’ve faired over the past year. WeChat is of course number 1 still but who else are the movers and shakers in the scene?     Will WeChat mini-apps come to disrupt the native app market next year? …

How to Take WeChat Payments as a Small Business

Matthew Brennan Case Studies

It’s no exaggeration to say that in 2015 mobile payments are taking over the Middle Kingdom! China is one of the first countries in the world where mobile payments have truely gained traction across society and are rapidly being accepted as the norm. Today, we’ll give you all the details on how to take WeChat Payments as a small business, …