China blocks most international
social networks such as Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter on its
However, the Chinese have their social
networks which groups together most of the services of the
everyday life. This service is called Wechat, besides being a social network, this
application has become the Chinese application that serves everything.
This project has been developed by the Tencent group.
WeChat is first an instant messaging system.
It is therefore possible to communicate using text message,
emoticon, voice message.
The apps provides a translation of messages automatically with a
The apps offers to make audio or video calls via the mobile network
of the user or a wifi connection.
It is possible to make video games, send photos and videos and share
its GPS location.
"Moments" allows you to share
videos, messages and music with your friends. It is possible to share
articles, let some comments and Likes.
The user can choose to publish in private or public.
In China, most bank cards are compatible with the payment via WeChat.
Wechat can therefore be used to pay in restaurants, shops, taxi and
many other services.
It's easy to transfer money to friends. To do this, simply go to the
dialogue window with the person selected and then select
To pay a note, just the buyer scans the QRcode
of the seller and the payment is made instantly. It's really
easy because it's only needed a phone for the buyer and a simple photo of
the QRcode for the seller, no more hardware is required.
WeChat can be accessed on iOS,
phone. Once the application is installed on a smartphone, you
will be able to synchronize your messages with the Mac or Windows