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.
Tencent recently released unaudited comprehensive performance of Q4 by December 31, and audited 2013 annual performance. In Q4, Tencent gross revenue reached 16.97 billion Yuan (USD 2.783 billion), with a 9% QoQ growth and a 40% YoY growth.
Tencent’s Qzone usage reached 1 billion, with Qzone Microblog posts exceeding 62 thousand on the sixth second of midnight and feedbacks flying fast and furiously the whole day on Jan 1st in 2014. From grasping a remote control to posting wishes on website, Chinese netizens were renovating the way to spend their New Year’s Eve.
QQ, one of the most successful and essential product of Tencent, has an adorable penguin to be its logo. “Penguin” Empire, 15 years of after its birth, attracted 800 million users globally. Another top-rated “Penguin” Empire product, Wechat, soon accumulated 300 million users in a little more than two years. Wechat gives Tencent more dominance […]
Enfodesk just published China social media app active users ranking in December 2013, Qzone ranked the top with 211.03 million active users. Followed by Baidu Tieba, with 61.16 million active users. Renren ranked the third with 35.59 million in December 2013.
According to Jia This, a social sharing aggregation provider which offers sharing and favorite buttons for over 800,000 Chinese websites, Qzone ranked the top in October social network sharing platforms. Wechat rose from the sixth to fourth, and renren dropped from fifth to sixth in October.
Tencent published its Q3 finance report on November 13, by the end of September 30 2013, Tencent’s total revenue in Q3 reached 15.54 billion yuan (USD 2.53 billion), 34.3% more than that of 2012.
For quite a long time, Sina Weibo and Qzone took the first and second place in terms of China social media sharing ranking, and in July, Sina Weibo beat Qzone to be the top one.
Wechat monthly users surpassed Sina Weibo in Aug 2012, reached 82.9 million. It became the top social app in China. Weixin monthly users reached 158 million in May, 2013.
Social media has become part of Chinese netizens’ everyday life from instant messaging to Weibo and social networking.
Hou Xiaonan, the vice general manager of Tencent’s open platform recently announced that the monthly active users of WeChat, one of Tencent’s app had reached 190 million users; and, mobile QQ had reached 500 million, Qzone 600 million.
Tencent revenues were RMB 43,893.7 million (USD6,983.3 million), an increase of 54.0% over the year ended December 31, 2011 (“YoY”) according to its Q4 and annual results announcement. Tencent social networks registered solid growth in 2012, with increase in the scale and activity of mobile users. MAU of Qzone increased by 9% year-on-year to 603 million at the end of […]
China has by far the world’s most active social-media population, with 91% of respondents saying they visited a social-media site in the previous six months, compared with 30% in Japan, 67% in the United States, and 70% in South Korea, according to a McKinsey survey results released this April.
The latest financial report revealed that Tencent’s QQ has over 700 million users, more than the total of China Internet users reported by CNNIC. Tencent launched various social media applications like Qzone, Pengyou, Tencent Weibo and most recent Weixin which all have grown very fast with its huge user base of QQ.
Users China’s top social networking sites are quite young, about 80% of which are between 20-34 years old according to Enfordesk’s data in September this year.