WeChat accounts cross one billion mark: CEO


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  • Wednesday, 07 Mar 2018

TO GO WITH China-IT-telecommunication-Tencent,FOCUS BY AMANDA WANG This photo illustration taken on March 12, 2014 shows the logo of Chinese instant messaging platform called WeChat on a mobile device which has taken the country by storm in just three years. WeChat has taken China by storm in just three years, allowing its more than 300 million users to send text, photos, videos and voice messages over smartphones, find each other by shaking their devices -- a common dating technique -- and even book and pay for taxis. AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS / AFP PHOTO / PETER PARKS

WeChat's worldwide accounts have crossed the one billion mark, according to the chief executive of its parent company Tencent. 

The all-in-one app is a daily necessity for most Chinese, bringing together messaging, social media, mobile payment, games, news and other services. 

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