WeChat is more than a messaging and social media app – it is a lifestyle for one billion users across the world. • MORE WAYS TO CHAT: Message friends using text, photo, voice, video, location sharing, and more. • MINI PROGRAMS: Countless third-party services all within the WeChat app that don’t require additional installation, saving you precious phone storage and time. • TOP STORIES: See the latest articles your friends are reading and discover all kinds of interesting content.
• WECHAT OUT: Make calls to mobile phones and landlines around the globe at super low rates (only available in select regions).
These are questions we’ll answer in this article, as we explain all the potential costs associated with WeChat, so you don’t break the bank using this popular messaging app. Make sure to try to use WeChat on your unlimited monthly Internet plan, or connect in areas with free WiFi, especially when using the video chat function.
WeChat makes its money through the sale of in-app products such as emojis and stickers that you can add to spruce up your conversations with other users. You are never required to pay for any of WeChat’s services, and they will never ask you to enter your financial information into the app, in an email, or by any other means.
WeChat, the free messaging & calling app available across all smartphones, is now available for your desktop. The newly added explore page or (”朋友圈“ in Chinese) is plain terrible.
The mobile version is alright (a lot of features that make it stand out) but this feels like a step in the wrong direction. If you're looking for a solid messaging app on desktop, look elsewhere; hopefully this improves, but for now, my experience has been pretty bad. The developer, Tencent Mobile International Limited, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below.
Your nickname is the name that other people see when you send them a message.