receiver vs. sender. A chat app is a bridge between a sender and receiver, and choose the receiver’s feelings over the sender’s feelings. For example, WeChat doesn’t have the read status. They hide this for receiver. There’s also a short video feature called “Sight” — but the don’t support selfies. “Chinese people love selfies. The sender loves to take them, but most receivers are not interested in other faces on Moments.What if your Moments feed is only full of selfies? That’s not a great experience.”
product insights from wechat
katie zhu

I am always bothered by the lack of selfie feature of “Sight”. It’s interesting to know they have a specific concern about overwhelming Moment with people’s selfie videos ……

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