WeChat

WeChat is an online and mobile-based application for text and voice messaging service. Read more

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WeChat

WeChat is an online and mobile-based application for text and voice messaging service. Read more

Ma Huateng's photo - CEO of WeChat

CEO

Ma Huateng

CEO Approval Rating

57/100

Founded:

2011

Status:

Product/Brand/ServiceIndependent Company

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Viber is a top competitor of WeChat. Viber is a Private company that was founded in 2010 in Luxembourg, Luxembourg. Viber operates in the Internet Software industry. Compared to WeChat, Viber has 973 fewer employees.

Hike is seen as one of WeChat's biggest rivals. Hike was founded in 2012, and is headquartered in New Delhi, Delhi. Hike is in the Internet Software industry. Hike generates $19.5M less revenue vs. WeChat.

Telegram is seen as one of WeChat's top competitors. Telegram was founded in Dubai, Dubai Emirate} in 2013. Telegram competes in the Application Software industry. Compared to WeChat, Telegram generates $900K more revenue.

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Growth Score - 1/1

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WeChat News

April 26, 2021Good E Reader

Wechat is taking pre-orders for a new e-reader

Wechat is one of the most popular social messaging apps and the company has an e-reading app called W... See more »
April 22, 2021Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Dada Group's Dada Now Attracted New Users By 30% Through Expanding Partnership with WeChat Search

SHANGHAI, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Dada Group (Nasdaq: DADA) ("Dada"), China's leading local on-... See more »
April 21, 2021ChinaPulse

Alibaba's launch of bargain marketplace Taobao Deals on Tencent's super app WeChat hits a snag, source says

Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao Deals mini-program launch on WeChat has been indefinitely postponed. P... See more »
April 20, 2021GizChina

Though PayPal Officially Entering Chinese Market, It Won't Compete With AliPay and WeChat

In China, WeChat and Alipay have almost monopolized the mobile payment market. But globally, PayPal h... See more »
April 20, 2021Benzinga

How PayPal Plans To Find Ground In China's Payments Market Dominated By Alibaba, WeChat Parent Tencent

PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: PYPL) is planning to launch a local wallet in China that will focus on c... See more »
April 19, 2021TechNode

Alibaba's community group buy unit unveils WeChat mini app

Alibaba launched a mini app for its community group buy grocery platform on rival Tencent's instant m... See more »
April 19, 2021ChinaPulse

Guerlain Orchide Impriale makes livestreaming splash on TripurX

This story will be featured on The Moodie Davitt Report's new WeChat Official Account in the coming d... See more »

WeChat Blogs

January 18, 2019WeChat Blog

What's new in WeChat 7.0: The biggest upgrade in four years!

WeChat v7.0 with a fresh new logo WeChat is celebrated it's 8th anniversary this month. Every day ove... See more »
November 23, 2018WeChat Blog

What's new in WeChat 6.7.4 for iOS: Selfie Stickers

Download and install the latest version of WeChat version 6.7.4 for iOS and check out the newest feat... See more »
May 28, 2018WeChat Blog

What's new in WeChat 6.6.7 for iOS: Float window and in-camera translation

Download and install the latest version of WeChat version 6.6.7 for iOS and check out the latest feat... See more »
May 28, 2018WeChat Blog

What’s new in WeChat 6.6.7 for iOS: Float window and in-camera translation

Download and install the latest version of WeChat version 6.6.7 for iOS and check out the latest feat... See more »
April 8, 2018WeChat Blog

What's new in WeChat 6.6.6 for iOS: "Save as Draft" in Moments

Spring time has arrived and a new version of WeChat for iOS brings a useful new feature. Share you... See more »
April 8, 2018WeChat Blog

What’s new in WeChat 6.6.6 for iOS: “Save as Draft” in Moments

Spring time has arrived and a new version of WeChat for iOS brings a useful new feature.    Share you... See more »
April 3, 2018WeChat Blog

WeChat Go: The One Travel Tool To Rule Them All

WeChat is more than just a chat app. Now, WeChat can help you on your travels around Europe! WeChat a... See more »

WeChat Press Releases

January 7, 2019PRWIRE

Create Official WeChat Accounts with Star China to Boost Your Business

WeChat Marketing from Star China is a great tool in any marketing plan. As the leading Chinese social... See more »
November 29, 2018PRWIRE

Register Official WeChat Accounts with Star China

Specialist advertising agency Star China says registering a WeChat account gives businesses the chanc... See more »
November 26, 2018PR Newswire

WeChat Mini Games-plattformen lanserar program som stimulerar kreativitet för att främja innovation bland globala utvecklare

SAN FRANCISCO, 26 november 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- WeChat Mini Games lanserar program för att stimulera ... See more »
September 7, 2018Thailand Press Release News

WeChat helps overseas businesses capture fast-growing opportunities with outbound Chinese travelers

- Facilitating tourism boards, local attractions and merchants to better connect with Chinese tourist... See more »
May 17, 2018BriefingWire

Jiuan Zhicheng's Newest Merchants Wechat Wi-Fi Router Helping Small Business Companies

JiuAnZhiCheng has released an excellent merchants Wechat WiFi to attract potential customers to join ... See more »
March 13, 2018PR Newswire

WeChat Tightens Crackdown Against Counterfeit with Major Improvements

GUANGZHOU, China, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sellers of fake goods on WeChat are at greater risk ... See more »

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WeChat Headquarters

Tencent Building, Kejizhongyi Avenue, Hi-techPark Nanshan District

Shenzhen, Guangdong Province518057

755-86013388

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Overview

WeChat is a mobile text and voice messaging communication service. The app was developed by Tencent, established in 1998. It began as a project at Tencent Guangzhou Research and Project center in October 2010. The original version was "Weixin," and be...

CEO

WeChat's CEO, Ma Huateng, currently has an approval rating of 57%. WeChat's primary competitors are Viber, Hike & Telegram.

Website

wechat.com

Frequently Asked Questions about WeChat

  1. When was WeChat founded?

    WeChat was founded in 2011
  2. Who is WeChat's CEO?

    WeChat's CEO is Ma Huateng
  3. How much revenue does WeChat generate?

    WeChat generates $24.1M in revenue
  4. How much funding does WeChat have?

    WeChat has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is WeChat's headquarters?

    WeChat's headquarters is in Shenzhen Guangdong Province, CN
  2. How many employees does WeChat have?

    WeChat has 1,373 employees
  3. What sector does WeChat operate in?

    WeChat is in Application Software, Internet Software, Messaging
  4. Who are WeChat's competitors?

    WeChat's top competitors are Viber, Hike, Telegram