The WeChat app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken July 13, 2021. Photo: Reuters
WeChat doubles down on mini apps, short videos to cope with market pressures
  • With 1.26 billion monthly active users as of September 2021, WeChat is facing headwinds from regulatory crackdowns and fierce competition from rivals
  • Allen Zhang Xiaolong, known as the father of WeChat and a star attraction at the event for the past six years, was absent this time around
6 Jan 2022 - 5:00PM