Just scan your phone, and walk out with your purchase.
The cigarette vendor across the street accepts smartphone payments too.
Gone is the availability status, quirky screen names and other old metaphors.
But less so than Tan Tan)- Chat on desktop (like whatsapp web, but native client)- Log on to services (like FB or Google log on)- Share (real time) location with other people.- Translate text (Chinese english) (Life saver for me)There were days when you would seriously just use We Chat, no other apps except maybe Baidu and Ali Pay.Anyway, there are more features I'm sure, these are just the ones I remember using. I preferred using my unionpay card to buy things (didn't work at the wet market) and had a separate app for didi dache.You don't have to do all one things in wechat if you don't want to (accept maybe wepay), and I prefer not to for myself (wife is a different story).After moving to California from Beijing, I can do all those things easily now online.Yahoo Messenger might be the best messaging app no one will use.
The company just released a completely revamped version of its messaging platform, focused on mobile, group messaging and image sharing.
Beijing taxi drivers accept smartphone payments too.
No one in the area uses physical money, for sex toys or otherwise.
But instead, there is a barren speech bubble containing just three little lines. And I think we can all agree that people who send voice messages are literally worse than Hitler.
After all, Hitler didn't send voice messages to his own people, did he?
Largely due to China's vibrant fintech landscape, the recent rise of phone payments in the country has shunted cash onto the endangered list, perhaps somewhere alongside the pangolin.