One App Rules Them All: WeChat

In-depth dissection of WeChat’s model. Rather than the disparate use cases of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Square, Shazam, Venmo, Uber, etc. — WeChat is everything in one place. And users love it.

This is the model of now and the near future. Facebook 2.0.

Articles to read:

  • a16z piece here.
  • Connie Chan of a16z did a nice video presentation followup on 2.6.17 here.
  • Tech In Asia visual (below #1) breakdown of the WeChat universe here.
  • YC visual (below #2) on the 7 lessons from their growth here.
Tech In Asia
YC Blog