Developed by Tencent Technology, WeChat is not just another messaging app on the block.
You can do much more than just chatting with this app. WeChat recently launched an e-commerce service. Users can buy and sell products through the app interface. This messaging application also comes with stylish new stickers, avatars and funny icon sets. You can customize the look of WeChat the way you want. The app also lets you pay for your shopping with its integrated e-payment facility. WeChat is already popular in Russia, South East Asia and India. It is all set to dominate the global market.
What’s So Exciting about WeChat?
You can do a lot more than exchanging text and voice messages via WeChat. For instance, try using the Moments feature. Access ‘Moments’ by clicking on the ‘Discover’ tab and then selecting ‘Moments’. Next, you will get three options. You can either take a new photo, choose existing photos from your mobile gallery or you can share your Facebook photos. Choose your preferred option and your photo will be shared with your friends across Facebook and Twitter. However, you will need to link both the SNS accounts with your WeChat profile. Sharing your moments sure makes WeChat exciting!
Shake to Make Friends
WeChat uses your phone’s location service and lets you add new friends with just a shake. You can access this feature from the Discover tab. Select the Shake function and click OK on the Reminder screen. Now give a gentle shake to your device and people who are shaking at the same time will be added to your friend list. This innovation has wowed users and has earned huge fan-following for WeChat! You can also add your own friends in your WeChat list just by shaking your phones together. This Shake feature became so popular that other messaging apps felt compelled to follow the WeChat path and integrate this function into their messenger applications.
Go the Walkie Talkie Way
Have you ever seen those heavy, army class walkie talkie devices? As a kid, many of us have dreamt of owning a pair of such gizmos. Now, you can enjoy talking the Walkie Talkie way with your smartphone. WeChat allows you to do just that with its Walkie Talkie feature. You can access this feature by hitting the ‘+’ icon and then clicking on ‘Walkie Talkie’. The moment you hit the button, your group will be automatically notified about your Walkie Talkie invitation. Now, just hold the big talk button at the center of the screen close to your mouth and start talking when the indicator turns green. It is a real life Walkie Talkie experience. And it is fun too! The group can listen to you live as you speak. However, in this mode, only one person is allowed to talk and others should be listeners. You can simply exit this mode by clicking on the ‘Quit’ button at the upper left corner of the screen.