WeChat gets voice login, 6.2 update
Tencent Holdings Ltd has introduced the Voiceprint feature for its WeChat app, allowing users to log into their accounts through voice recognition, and rolled out more features under its 6.2 update.
WeChat hits 549mil global users, claims 95% penetration in Malaysia
Tencent Holdings Ltd said its WeChat messaging app has reached 549 million monthly active users globally, up from the 500-million user milestone achieved three months ago in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2014.
Tencent ups the ante with WeChat, looking to build ecosystem
Shenzen-based Tencent has got itself a mobile-messaging and social media app which, while not wholly original, mixes and matches technologies and trends in its own unique way: Take the best of Instant Messaging, add equal parts of WhatsApp, a touch of Instagram and Twitter, and season it with some nifty features. Serve the biggest market in the world, and when it is properly settled, hit the rest of the world.