Tencent Announces WeChat For RIM's Blackberry

WeChat’s growth rate has been phenomenal in hitting milestones in record time. It took WeChat only six months to go from 100 million to 200 million user accounts in just four months.

WeChat is proud to announce the expansion of its cross platform service to RIM’s BlackBerry, making it the FIRST and ONLY application available on all mobile platforms.

The WeChat 1.0 (Blackberry version) is a simplified version, following features are available:
  • Basic instant messaging
  • “Hold-To-Talk” feature – just a simple touch for voice message delivery without the need to type
  • Group Chat feature which allows you to chat with up to 40 friends at a time
  • Photo Sharing feature - allows you to snap photos and share them directly with your friends
More details.

A week earlier, WeChat announced that they would advertise on Malaysian TV to gain bigger market share.