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WeChat adds digital yuan to its payment platform

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Mar 2023

WeChat, China’s major social networking and payment app, has added the country’s central bank digital currency (CBDC) to its payment services, according to reports in local media.

CBDC, central bank, digital currency, digital assets

GitHub partners WeChat to improve user privacy

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Dec 2022

Internet hosting service for software development and version control GitHub has partnered Tencent’s WeChat to improve user privacy.

super app, partnership, security token, online security, data privacy

Alipay enables transfers to WeChat users via QR codes

News | Mobile Payments | 26 Oct 2022

Payment platform Alipay and digital payment provider WeChat have launched a feature that permits inter-platform transfers.

Alipay, money transfer, QR code, mobile payments, regulation

Tencent's WeChat launches palm print enabled payment mini programme

News | Payments General | 14 Oct 2022

Tencent’s China-based social media platform WeChat has launched a mini-programme that enables palm print payments.

product launch, payment methods, biometrics, biometric authentication, payments , mobile payments, facial recognition

AliPay and WeChat Pay test credit card advances with banks

News | Payments General | 30 Aug 2022

China-based digital payments companies Alipay and WeChat Pay have rolled out trials for the usage of credit cards for cash advances.

cash, credit card, credit scoring, WeChat Pay, Alipay, banks

WeChat cracks down on use of the platform for fraudulent financial advertising

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Jul 2022

WeChat, a China-based social media giant, has announced it is cracking down on use of the platform for the purpose of fraudulent financial advertising and promotions.

fraud prevention, wealth management, IOT, cryptocurrency, regulation

Worldline, Weixin Pay team up to boost cross-border ecommerce in China

News | Ecommerce | 05 Jul 2022

Worldline has teamed with Weixin (the mainland Chinese version of WeChat) to integrate merchants onto the latter’s social platform and facilitate cross-border payments.

cross-border payments, cross-border ecommerce, ecommerce, ecommerce platform

WeChat Pay and AliPay+ launch in Qatar

News | Mobile Payments | 04 Jul 2022

Qatar National Bank (QNB), an important financial institution in the MENA region has announced the official launch of popular payment methods WeChat Pay and AliPay+.

QNB, local payment method, digital payments, digitalisation, ATM, QR payments, QR code, mobile payments, online payments, expansion

WeChat bans crypto-related accounts

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Jun 2022

WeChat, one of China’s most popular instant messaging and calling apps, has banned crypto-related accounts on its platform.

regulation, NFT, crypto, digital assets

Tencent to possibly be fined for AML violations

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 14 Mar 2022

Tencent has been facing a fine for violations of central bank regulations by its WeChat Pay mobile network after Beijing toughened its regulations for fintech platforms, as related by The Wall Street Journal.

WeChat Pay, AML, central bank, banks, regulation

Tencent to decrease fees on WeChat payments for SMEs

News | Mobile Payments | 08 Mar 2022

China-based social media company Tencent has announced it plans to reduce the transaction fees for SMEs using WeChat payments system by 10%.

WeChat Pay, regulation, product upgrade, SMEs, Alibaba, delivery, ecommerce

Alipay and WeChat Pay to launch personal business QR codes

News | Mobile Payments | 01 Mar 2022

Alipay has announced together with WeChat Pay that they will launch new QR codes for personal businesses a bid to optimise QR payments.

Alipay, WeChat Pay, QR code, mobile payments, QR payments, regulation

WeChat Pay announces its support for the digital yuan

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jan 2022

China-based messaging app WeChat has said it backs the country’s sovereign digital currency.

WeChat Pay, digital currency, digital payments, mobile payments, Alipay

Paysend partners with Tencent for money transfers through Weixin

News | Mobile Payments | 03 Jan 2022

UK-based fintech Paysend has announced a technology partnership with Tencent to enable people to receive money through Weixin, the PRC version of WeChat.

partnership, mobile payments, money transfer, financial inclusion, expansion