On April 11, 2014, Tencent QQ Peaking Concurrent Users (PCU) hit 200 million for the first time. From 1999 to 2010, QQ users grew steadily to 100 million. In recent four years, QQ grasped mobile internet development and successfully doubled its PCU.
In 2014, QQ PCU grew drastically 20 million in 60 days.
Over 70% of these QQ users were from mobile terminal when QQ PCU reached 200 million.
Most people used QQ mostly for sending messages, followed by browsing Qzone and playing games.
And QQ users peaked at 9pm averagely, and a growing number of users became online at 5am and it peaked at 12am which would continue to 10pm.
It seemed that Chinese tended to chat in groups, 25.1% would chat in groups and 21.9% would join group video chat.
Guangdong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces were the top three in China which had high QQ PCU.