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AS Roma Is Setting The Bar Very High For How Teams Should Engage Their Global Audience - SportTechie

AS Roma Is Setting The Bar Very High For How Teams Should Engage Their Global Audience - SportTechie | WeChat | Scoop.it
The relationship between soccer and social media is a tight one. Teams are racing to figure out how to be unique with their engagement and how to best reach out to their large group of worldwide fans. Now, Italian soccer powerhouse AS Roma has announced the launch of a new Chinese WeChat account to further connect with fans in China.
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Applications open today for WeChat's R50-million startup programme – Ventureburn

Applications open today for WeChat's R50-million startup programme – Ventureburn | WeChat | Scoop.it
Applications for the WeChat Fund startup programme, aimed at the mobile space, will open today. Applicants will be required to submit a two-minute video for their application.
The R50-million seed fund was announced in December and is aimed at South African startups working in the mobile space. The idea came about after WeChat saw how successful M4JAM, PicUp, and Order In were.
WeChat Africa appointed tech strategy firm Batstone as it’s coordinator for the programme. Its goal is to identify early-stage investment opportunities for tech startups, which will be handled throughout the application process.
When asked about the programme, Alexandra Fraser, partner at Batstone, said it’s [...]
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WeChat founder Allen Zhang shares 4 guiding values for WeChat in 2016 - AllChinaTech

WeChat founder Allen Zhang shares 4 guiding values for WeChat in 2016 - AllChinaTech | WeChat | Scoop.it
At the WeChat Open Course on Monday, WeChat founder Allen Zhang shares the four core values of WeChat, and introduces the “app account”.
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WeChat-ification Of Africa: Can China Compete With WhatsApp? 

WeChat-ification Of Africa: Can China Compete With WhatsApp?  | WeChat | Scoop.it
In the WeChat-ification of Africa, can China compete with WhatsApp? WeChat has an advantage in South Africa, home to its investor, Naspers.
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WeChat launches its peer-to-peer mobile wallet in South Africa, no bank account required

WeChat launches its peer-to-peer mobile wallet in South Africa, no bank account required | WeChat | Scoop.it
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WeChat is reinventing ecommerce – and America is playing catch-up

WeChat is reinventing ecommerce – and America is playing catch-up | WeChat | Scoop.it
China’s WeChat app has become a testing ground for a new type of ecommerce - one that will soon go global.
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WeChat adds digital wallet

WeChat adds digital wallet | WeChat | Scoop.it
The WeChat Wallet allows users to send money to friends, make easy payments and cash out at any Standard Bank ATM. WeChat has joined forces with Stan..
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WeChat Wallet officially launches in South Africa - htxt.africa

Sending and receiving money through WeChat in South Africa is now official.
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WeChat Now Has Over 570 Million Active Users, but Tencent Might Be Losing More Money - Neurogadget.com

WeChat Now Has Over 570 Million Active Users, but Tencent Might Be Losing More Money - Neurogadget.com | WeChat | Scoop.it
This week Tencent went public with a number of wealthy stats about its world popular mobile app WeChat. One of the most intriguing revelations was the fact that the Chinese-based application now has more than 570 million active users. There is no doubt that Tencent has been quite successful with the idea of monetizing this
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WeChat’s growth continues, hits 650 million users

WeChat’s growth continues, hits 650 million users | WeChat | Scoop.it
Tencent today announced that WeChat now has 649.5 million MAUs. That figure is for Q3 at the end of September.
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Mead Johnson dives into parenting issues using WeChat

Mead Johnson dives into parenting issues using WeChat | WeChat | Scoop.it
Mead Johnson experiments with a range of content initiatives using WeChat as the core platform to engage Hong Kong mothers.
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WeChat Still Way Ahead of Facebook | L2: The Daily

WeChat Still Way Ahead of Facebook | L2: The Daily | WeChat | Scoop.it
This week Facebook launched Message Requests, a replacement for the Other Inbox that lets users contact strangers using only their names. Like other recent updates such as a dedicated ...
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Messaging apps: From counting users to counting bots - VisionMobile

Messaging apps: From counting users to counting bots - VisionMobile | WeChat | Scoop.it
Back in 2008, Nokia sold 468 million phones making the company the undisputed king of the mobile phone market with over 40% market share. This same year, Apple sold little over 10 million iPhones and launched iPhone App Store with just 500 third party apps. By the end of 2010, when Apple App Store had over 300,000 apps, it became clear to all including Nokia that the number of apps is much more important than the number of devices. Apps drive demand for phones creating network effects between us
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Smart Africa: Tencent in bid to loosen Facebook’s grip - FT.com

Smart Africa: Tencent in bid to loosen Facebook’s grip - FT.com | WeChat | Scoop.it
One of China’s largest internet companies is intensifying its efforts to crack the African market with a bid to disrupt Facebook’s WhatsApp with a rival messenging service. Tencent has teamed with Africa’s largest media company, Naspers, to
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Welcome to the WeChat Galaxy

Welcome to the WeChat Galaxy | WeChat | Scoop.it
Tencent is creating a whole universe in its popular social media app, WeChat. It could become Asia’s preeminent internet company in doing so.
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Time for Facebook to Switch ON the WeChat-ification of WhatsApp?

Time for Facebook to Switch ON the WeChat-ification of WhatsApp? | WeChat | Scoop.it
Chat apps have become more than just a medium of communication. This is probably best demonstarted by WeChat whose massive user base in China, uses the app
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WeChat is taking on one of WhatsApp’s most dominant markets in the world

WeChat is taking on one of WhatsApp’s most dominant markets in the world | WeChat | Scoop.it
WeChat, China's most popular messaging platform, is hoping to replicate its success at home in Africa—by becoming the internet. The app has become core to the Chinese social fabric, with 650 million monthly users, the majority of them in China, and 93% penetration in its major cities. Users can order taxis, pay bills, find dates, invest in money market funds, get personal loans, and a dizzying...
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WeChat introduces digital wallet service in South Africa | IT News Africa- Africa's Technology News Leader

WeChat introduces digital wallet service in South Africa | IT News Africa- Africa's Technology News Leader | WeChat | Scoop.it
Brett Loubser, Managing Director of WeChat Africa. At an exclusive event, which was held in Johannesburg South Africa, WeChat revealed that it has extended
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WeChat in SA digital wallet play

WeChat in SA digital wallet play | WeChat | Scoop.it
Instant messaging application WeChat has launched a local digital wallet that it hopes could replace the need to carry cash or cards.
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WeChat SA launches mobile wallet: includes P2P payments, SnapScan integration - Memeburn

WeChat SA launches mobile wallet: includes P2P payments, SnapScan integration - Memeburn | WeChat | Scoop.it
WeChat South Africa on Tuesday announced the launch of WeChat Wallet, a mobile money offering that allows for peer-to-peer money transfers, the purchase of
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Premium Beauty News - WeChat and beauty brands in China

Premium Beauty News - WeChat and beauty brands in China | WeChat | Scoop.it
On WeChat, the main mobile text and voice messaging communication service in China, beauty brands achieve the best consumer engagement rates. (...)
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Mead Johnson dives into parenting issues using WeChat

Mead Johnson dives into parenting issues using WeChat | WeChat | Scoop.it
Mead Johnson experiments with a range of content initiatives using WeChat as the core platform to engage Hong Kong mothers.
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How I started a profitable side business by selling on WeChat

How I started a profitable side business by selling on WeChat | WeChat | Scoop.it
A quick guide to selling on WeChat, China's most popular chat app.
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How brands use WeChat for impact and engagement

How brands use WeChat for impact and engagement | WeChat | Scoop.it
WeChat is China's most indispensable app. Here is a look at how brands from Kate Spade to Chanel are using this versatile platform to market to Chinese consumers.
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