WeChat was launched in 2013 by a Chinese internet company, Tencent which is one of the most financially valuable companies.
WeChat is a Chinese multi-purpose messaging, social media and mobile payment app which started out as a messaging service and it has transformed into an app where you can do everything from payments to hailing a ride, or even booking flights.
The app is China’s most popular messaging app with a monthly user base of more than 1 billion people and it has been described as China's "app for everything" and a "super app" because of its wide range of functions.
The service provides text messaging, hold-to-talk voice messaging, broadcasts, messaging, video conferencing, video games, sharing of photographs and videos, and location sharing.
For additional information, visit their official webpage or download the app from the App Store or Google Play.