Chinese WeChat Users To Surpass 490 Million In 2017

The number of Chinese WeChat users is expected to surpass 490 million before the end of 2017. According to predictions from eMarketer, nearly 85% of all mobile messaging app users in the country will use the service this year. Globally, WeChat has a monthly user base of nearly 1 billion. Cathy Boyle from eMarketer called the app “the most advanced mobile messaging app worldwide in terms of its functionality and the services it offers users”.