Operating a chat application in China requires following laws and regulations on content control and monitoring.
Accordingly, the popularity of We Chat has also been met with suspicions of surveillance and media reports of censorship.
You will find that after transferring of the money, the seller then demands other payments for “duties” or delivery charges – and ultimately, you won’t get what you paid for. Check around for more information regarding any new vendors before you hit the purchase button.
微信 in Chinese), is the dominant chat application in China and fourth largest in the world, with 806 millionmonthly active users.
We Chat encompasses more than just text, voice, and video chat; it includes a rich set of features such as gaming, mobile payments, and ride hailing, which make it more of a lifestyle platform than a mere chat app.
Everybody who lives in China knows about and (probably) uses We Chat.
Outside of China, it is almost completely off the radar, and with luck, is associated with the “Chinese version of Whats App.”Despite the image that many people have of China being “the country of cheap rip-offs,” We Chat is not just a bad rip-off; rather, it is an inspiration for Facebook and its Messenger or Snapchat.