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Louis Vuitton Educates Fans Via a New WeChat Mini Program

Followers can read the content on a separate tab of the Mini Program, named the World of Louis Vuitton. One article introduced products such as their waterproofed travel luggage line, Horizon Soft. Photo: Louis Vuitton Weibo. Luxury brands continue to explore WeChat’s many functions, from e-commerce to loyalty programs to chatbot possibilities, with the expressed goal …

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Hong Leong Bank Customers Can Start Binding Their Debit Card To Wechat Wallet

Hong Leong Bank customers can start using their debit cards to WeChat Wallet as an alternative payment option. HLB is the first bank in Malaysia to partner Tencent’s local WeChat Pay as Master Merchant Acquirer, enabling merchants and individual users to transact with WeChat Pay for the first time in Malaysia in Ringgit Malaysia, paving …

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WeChat, mini-apps popularity soars

WeChat Open Class Pro 2019 exhibition hall. GUANGZHOU: China’s social networking app WeChat sees businesses rapidly adopting its platforms, including the WeChat Pay and WeChat Mini Program features extending to mobile, so as to better connect with their customers. As of September last year, WeChat reached more than 1.08 billion monthly active user accounts. According to …

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WeChat reaches 1M mini programs, half the size of Apple’s App Store

They may not be widely known outside of China, but Tencent’s mini program initiative to develop “apps” that live outside of app stores is bearing fruit after it clocked two notable landmarks: 200 million daily users and one million apps. In recent years, Tencent’s WeChat  messaging app has blossomed into a universe of its own with myriad services …

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The Next Phase of WeChat

Thousands of people gathered Wednesday night in a southern Chinese city to hear Zhang Xiaolong, Tencent’s low-key executive who built WeChat eight years ago. It’s no longer adequate to call the app a messenger, for it now enables myriad functions that infiltrate Chinese people’s private and public lives. It wasn’t just the tech circles tuning into …

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WeChat 7.0.4 for iOS and Android: Search music to add to your Time Capsule and more!

WeChat continues to push forward with more ways to connect and communicate. Our latest version, WeChat 7.0.4 is now available on both the iOS App Store and Google Play and introduces the following new improvements: 1. Improvements to Time Capsule We first introduced Time Capsule at the beginning of this year as the easiest way to share funny moments …

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Why recent updates to WeChat’s Subscription Account change everything

Editor’s note: A version of this post first appeared on WalktheChat’s website. WalktheChat specializes in helping foreign organizations access the Chinese market through WeChat, the largest social network on the mainland. WeChat just modified the format of the “subscription folder”. Why is it game changing? What is the change? This change of the display of the subscription account messages …

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3 New Things WeChat Pay is Trying to Stay Ahead of Other E-Wallets in Malaysia

Joining Malaysia’s increasingly crowded e-wallet scene was WeChat Pay, launched here in August last year. The arrival was notable as Malaysia was the first region targeted by the platform that helped to contribute to the ubiquity of e-wallets in China. Since then, it has been a quiet game of promotion and improving consumer stickiness in Malaysia, …

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WeChat Pay to reportedly take on Google Pay and Paytm in India later this year

Chinese tech giant Tencent is looking to enter India‘s payment market with a UPI-based (Unified Payments Interface) WeChat Pay app, according to Entrackr. The report notes Tencent execs met with the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) three weeks ago to discuss obtaining a license, with plans to launch the service in May or June. In the already saturated UPI …

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