Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s WeChat app is displayed on an Apple Inc. iPhone in this arranged photograph Dec. 28, in Tokyo, Japan. WeChat’s user base could double to 400 million within three years, providing the chance for China’s biggest Internet company to boost revenue by adding mobile e-commerce and location-based advertising.
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013 4:30 am
Updated: 9:58 am, Thu Jul 11, 2013.
BEIJING — With Web giants such as Facebook and Twitter blocked by the government here, an entire ecosystem of home-grown companies has flourished with names that are unfamiliar to many outside China.
Tencent, one of the country’s biggest tech firms, is hoping to change that with a product that is already one of the fastest-growing mobile services in the world.
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