Tencent last week launched a new social networking website in China called “Peng You” which means “Friends” in English. Pengyou clearly targets two groups of audience, “students” and “white collar workers”. At first login, users will be asked to select which group they belong to: The “students” SNS features come from Tencent’s previous product called […]
At 19:52:05 on March 5, the number of simultaneous online QQ users for the first time exceeded 100 million, which is also the world’s first online application having exceeded simultaneous 100 million users. Tencent‘s market capital is over USD 37 billion.
Tencent launched English version instant messenger some time ago and it has recently launched an English portal for expat netizens – imqq.com. Unlike its Chinese portal qq.com, imqq.com currently seems to focus on local content. Right now, it has included Shanghai and Beijing.It also promotes its English version instant messenger – QQ International (in English, […]
According to Tencent’s latest released data, its QQ instant messenger service reached 80 million simultaneous online users at 8pm on Oct 10, 2009. As China now has about 338 million Internet users (according to CNNIC’s latest report), it means one quarter of total Internet users in China log in QQ messenger at the same time. […]
Tencent has launched its web based QQ and the interface is pretty neat with shorcuts functions. Interestingly, after logging in, it shows list of friends with the latest status update. Clicking on the friend’s name will activate a pop up chat box; why don’t they just make it more convenient to make it possible to […]
According to iResearch’s latest user behavior study, the top 5 IM in China are QQ (Tencent), MSN Messenger, Taobao IM (Alibaba), Fetion (China Mobile), and TM (Tencent) in 2007.