The monthly active users of WeChat (Weixin) reached 1,133 million during the second quarter of 2019, up 7% year-on-year according to Tencent’s announced financial results. Smart device MAU of QQ was 707 million.
collection of Coke cans showcasing the Avengers characters In the latest 2019 Brand Footprint Report from Kantar Worldpanel China, Coca-Cola surprisingly becomes the fastest growing FMCG brand in consumer reach point. This ranking has been traditionally dominated by local Chinese brands: Chinese drinking water brand Nongfu Spring won back-to-back No.1 growth champions in 2017 and […]
Smartphone shipments in China remained at 98 million units in the second quarter of 2019, down 6% from the same period last year according to data from IDC. This was better than expectations of a 9% contraction.
The combined market share of the top four Chinese mobile brands’ active devices, including Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi, further grew to 65.7% in Q2 2019, according to data from QuestMobile. Huawei’s market share increased to 21.63% from 17% a year ago while Apple’s share dropped to 23.51% from 25.5%. The loyalty of iPhone fans […]
China’s cross-border e-commerce market saw 8.8 trillion yuan transactions in 2018, over 20% of which are import e-commerce sales. The top platforms are Tmall Global and Netease Kaola. 25-34 years-old are the largest user segment (48%). And, cross-border online shoppers are highly educated with high income. Cross-border e-commerce received significant funding in 2018, represented by […]
Besides Tmall Global and JD Worldwide, Xiaohongshu (Little Red Book, a.k.a. RED) and Netease Kaola are also leading platforms in China’s cross-border e-commerce market. Let’s take a look at a quick comparison of users on these two platforms including the demographic profile and geographic distributions. Xiaohongshu is way ahead of Netease Kaola in terms of […]
Social media continues to play an important role in China’s e-commerce market in the last three years. Social e-commerce GMV reached 626.85 billion yuan in 2018 with an increase of 255.8%. It’s expected to continue the fast growth and exceed 1.3 trillion yuan in 2019 and 2.86 trillion in 2021.
Netease net revenues and net income attributable to the company’s shareholders increased by 15% and 46% year-over-year in the second quarter of 2019, according to its announced financial results.
The top growing mobile app saw the largest increase in monthly active users in Jun 2019. Time spent on short video apps continued fast growth. The most frequently used apps by the average number of daily opens are social networking apps and short video apps. The top growing mobile app categories in terms of monthly […]
Chinese search engine Sogou’s search-related revenues totaled $276 million in Q2 2019, accounting for 91% of total revenues according to its announced financial results.
Tencent ads on WeChat Moment only supported daily volume buying with no shorter than 12-hour ad delivery. Last week, WeChat team announced a new type to allow a shortened ad delivery of minimum of four hours. It also shared quick case studies of Prada and Olay utilizing the new promotion mode. For the launch of […]
Although 80% of WeChat users use Official Account, 73% of users followed less than 20 official accounts (OA), of which 24% followed less than 10 and nearly 50% only 10-20, according to data from QuestMobile.
In Becky’s initial WeChat e-commerce mini-program launch in December 2017, the transactions exceeded one million yuan in 7 minutes and nearly 3 million yuan sales in 113 minutes according to WeChat Advertising. Since then, it has been able to maintain a million transactions in the first minute of new product launches. For a direct e-commerce […]
Earlier this month, ByteDance announced that as of July 2019, the company’s total DAU has exceeded 700 million, with a total MAU of more than 1.5 billion. TikTok contributed 320 million DAU to the overall success. With a huge user base in a market like China, it’s not surprising to see ByteDance’s ambition and efforts […]
Vlog has become the new theme of user growth competition on several video platforms in China. One of the new players who recently joined the arena is iQiyi. iQiyi, whose main content is professional copyright videos such as movies, TV dramas and variety shows, has recently launched a Vlog application called “iQiyi Suike”, which is […]