58% Of Hong Kong Is On WeChat

Its versatility is what makes WeChat so popular

GlobalWebIndex has released a new report about WeChat, that reveals that 58% on people in Hong Kong now have an account with the service. Excluding the Chinese mainland, the study shows that WeChat's usage growth has doubled in the Asia-Pacific region in just the last twelve months. Whilst messaging was originally the primary function of the service, recently launched functions such as gaming and payments have played a part in the increase in usage of the app. Jason Mander, chief research officer at GlobalWebIndex, said that “the versatility of the service makes WeChat a popular choice in many diverse markets” including its e-wallet service, which is used by up to 60% of users in China. 

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