The icon for Tencent’s QQ messaging application seen on a smartphone. Photo: BloombergThe icon for Tencent’s QQ messaging application seen on a smartphone. Photo: Bloomberg
The icon for Tencent’s QQ messaging application seen on a smartphone. Photo: Bloomberg

Downloads for WeChat sibling QQ jump after Trump’s executive order

  • QQ, a 21-year-old messaging platform made by Tencent, is seen as an alternative to WeChat for communicating with people inside China
  • The US has called for Apple and Google to remove “untrusted” Chinese apps from app stores

Topic |   Tencent
The icon for Tencent’s QQ messaging application seen on a smartphone. Photo: BloombergThe icon for Tencent’s QQ messaging application seen on a smartphone. Photo: Bloomberg
The icon for Tencent’s QQ messaging application seen on a smartphone. Photo: Bloomberg
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