According to EnfoDesk, China instant messaging users reached 1.21 billion in Q3 2012, with the QoQ growth of 4.1% and YoY growth of 7.1%
Reviewing the performance of China’s IM products from Q3 2010 to Q3 2012, key players are Tencent QQ, Ali Wangwang, Fetion and others.
As the leader for a long time, Tencent QQ keeps improving its products, user experience as well as the observation for the end user integration. And, it has realized its strategic pushes in PC and mobile internet. Use of QQ has been an inevitable online habit for most Chinese netizens.
As the major communication tool between sellers and buyers, Ali Wangwang has its deep base of users. Meanwhile, Fetion sticking to its regional model maintains its position in this market. With convenient services, low charges and good user experience, Fetion still has great potential in second and third-tier cities.