18Dec, 2012

Turn Your Impressions into Expressions with WeChat

Free the Way You Feel through Limitless Emoticons Variety

WeChat_EmoticonJakarta, December 18th 2012 — WeChat, a social communications services for smartphones, has enchanted many mobile users through its features not found in other chatting applications. The app itself had topped more than 200 million user accounts worldwide in September 2012, doubling its numbers in only six months since it reached 100 million this March. Now WeChat is spreading its wings further on Southeast Asian countries, where smartphone adoption is growing rapidly.

After permeating Indonesian market back in September 2012, WeChat’s presence can now be found in almost every kind of smartphone. Users that mostly range from late teens to young adults found its features to be highly useful and entertaining at the same time, since it’s designed to give users more than ordinary chatting experience. More specifically, WeChat’s prominence lies in how it frees users to express themselves in a more exciting way through its wide range of emoticons.

WeChat_Emoticon_2To add more funny and unique emoticons, user can pick the ‘Download from Website’ option, then pick the emoticon that they like from the on-line gallery. The resulting emoticon can then be saved by long-tapping the emoticon (Android) or selecting ‘Save to Phone’ option. The emoticon can then be used in next conversations.

User can also use their own photo as emoticon by selecting ‘Choose from Photo’ instead.

WeChat_Emoticon_3“Whatever you feel, whatever emotions you want to convey, WeChat has just the right emoticon for you,” said Dennis Hau, Head of International Product Center of WeChat developer company. From basic emotions like sad, happy, or scared, to particular ones like hopeful, witty, even sarcastic, all is delivered through numerous sets of emoticon. And expandability means that WeChat look and feel will never be boring.

“People in Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, are fun, friendly, practical, and truly expressive. WeChat’s emoticon feature is well-received because it helps them to express themselves without having to do so much bothersome typing. In short, this is the perfect application for them. That’s why we feel really confident seeing the growth of WeChat in this region,” Dennis concluded his remarks.


About WeChat

WeChat is a free mobile voice and text messaging application that allows the users to send free text, voice messages, emoticons, picture, video and other files. Users can also do video-chat, add new friends through its social features, utilize location-based services, and share their stories through the unique ‘Moments’ feature in the form of photos, video and URL links.WeChat application is available for iOS, Android OS, Symbian, and Windows Phone users. For more information and application download, please visit: www.wechatapp.com


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