Nowadays, wechat is a social app that we use every day. As we all know, wechat has video chat function, so how can wechat limit video chat? What is the development history of wechat? Let's take a look with Xiaobian.
Wechat is a free application launched by Tencent on January 21, 2011 to provide instant messaging service for intelligent terminals. Wechat supports cross communication operators and cross operating system platforms to quickly send free (consuming a small amount of network traffic) voice messages, videos, pictures and text over the network. At the same time, it can also use the materials shared by streaming media content And location-based social plug-ins such as "shake", "drifting bottle", "circle of friends", "public platform", "voice NOTEPAD".
Wechat provides public platform, circle of friends, message push and other functions. Users can add friends and pay attention to the public platform through 'shake', 'search number', 'people nearby', and scan QR code. At the same time, wechat shares the content to friends and the wonderful content that users see to wechat circle of friends.
As of November 2013, the number of registered users has exceeded 600 million, making it the largest mobile instant messaging software user group in Asia. As of December 2016, the number of monthly active users of wechat has reached 889 million.
Wechat was launched by Tencent Holdings Limited in October 2010 and built by the product team of Tencent Guangzhou R & D center. The team led by the team manager Zhang Xiaolong has successfully developed Foxmail, QQ email and other Internet projects. Ma Huateng, President of Tencent, confirmed the name of this product in the product planning email, which is called 'wechat'.
On January 21, 2011, wechat released a beta version of 1.0 for iPhone users. This version supports importing existing contact information through QQ number, but only has simple functions such as instant messaging, sharing photos and changing avatars.
In the subsequent 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 test versions, wechat gradually increased the support for reading the mobile phone address book, intercommunication with Tencent Weibo private message and multi person conversation function. As of the end of April 2011, Tencent wechat has won 4.5 million registered users.