Posts tagged with "IM"

15. December 2010
Tencent, the largest Internet company in China and best known for their instant messenger product QQ, today announced the launch of version 1 of their QQ International (QQi 1.0) IM. The international version of China’s most popular IM is now available in English, Japanese and French and is intended for users worldwide to connect with their Chinese friends, clients, customers, or just about anyone anywhere in the world. The client can be downloaded for Windows based PCs at
27. April 2009
Enfodesk's & International Analysis' soon to be released 'Q1 2009 Chinese Instant Messaging Market Report' has some interesting numbers: 1.6 billion registered IM accounts in China (+4.1% compared to Q4 2008, +31 % compared to Q1 2008) Number of active accounts (accessed more than once a month): 510 million Constant growth rate of about 50 million new Users/quarter
20. March 2009
Tencent, who among other services operates QQ, the most popular instant messenger in China, or Qzone China's (or maybe even the world's) largest SNS, yesterday accounced that it will soon open up for third-party applications (original Chinese news report by Sohu here). This announcement came after several other Chinese Internet companies recently opened their respective platforms. Tencents CEO Pony Ma stressed two points for applications to be allowed: innovative products and high security...
18. March 2009
Tencent Holdings Limited a leading provider of Internet and mobile & telecommunications value-added services in China who is best known for their instant messanger product QQ, today announced the unaudited consolidated results for the fourth quarter of 2008 and audited consolidated results for the year ended December 31, 2008. Here is an overview of the most striking results: Total revenues were RMB7,154.5 million (USD 1,046.8 million), an YoY increase of 87.2% Revenues from Internet...
24. February 2009
On February 19 Tencent, Chinas largest Internet service portal which is renowned for its instant messenger product QQ, published an updated report (Chinese only) on the user numbers of its social networking service QZone ( According to the report more than 200 million people were using QZone as to Tencent statistics from January 31 2009, leaving behind the leading international players like Facebook (that recently announced 175 million users) and MySpace. Additionally on...