Some 20 million digital red envelopes were sent via WeChat during the first two days of last year's Lunar New Year holiday in China. That number jumped to 2.2 billion on Sunday, easily setting a new one-day record. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Even grandma is ditching hongbao for WeChat's digital red envelopes as China goes into mobile gift-giving frenzy over Mid-Autumn Festival

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Some 20 million digital red envelopes were sent via WeChat during the first two days of last year's Lunar New Year holiday in China. That number jumped to 2.2 billion on Sunday, easily setting a new one-day record. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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