Social Networks

QQ

QQ is an instant messaging (IM) platform for PC and mobile and has become the one of the favorite social platforms for young Chinese users with its diversified functions and services. QQ allows its users to communicate with each other through text, video, pictures and stickers, as well as decorate their personalized avatars, chatting bubbles and profile photo widgets. QQ also introduces CM Show, which delivers tailor-made interactive experience for youngsters, in addition to comics, literature and game. Additionally, users can access QQ wallet and experience innovative mobile payment including mobile top-up, online shopping and bank transfer. 
As of the first quarter of 2017, QQ had 861 million monthly active user accounts and more than 266 million people were using QQ simultaneously.

Launched in 2011, Weixin/WeChat has been enhancing the lives of hundreds of millions users with its innovative features. The platform integrates instant messaging and social entertainment, bringing about a mobile digital lifestyle on an easy to use app. Users get to engage in real-time communications via free text and multimedia messages, make video calls or share photos on their “Moments”. Other lifestyle recreational features include “Games”, “Sticker Gallery”, and convenient friend-adding services such as “Shake” and “People Nearby”. Continuously evolving around users' needs, Weixin/WeChat also offers enterprises “Official Accounts” to create original consumer experiences through its open platform and extended services such as Weixin/WeChat Pay for a truly mobile digital lifestyle. Weixin/WeChat reached more than 938 million monthly active user accounts as of the first quarter of 2017.Weixin/WeChat has evolved into a connector and open platform across industries, connecting users with one another, with smart devices and with business services.

Created in 2005, Qzone is the largest social networking platform in China. It allows users to upload photos, post videos and live streaming, write blogs, keep diaries, play games, and decorate their own space. “Canary Yellow Diamond” users can, among other privileges, change the background of their own space for free. As one of the core features, Qzone Album records peak daily uploads of 650 million photos and total uploads of 2 trillion photos.As of the first quarter of 2017, Qzone had 632 million monthly active user accounts.

Payment

As a leading online payment platform in China since September 2005, Tenpay remains committed to supporting superior online payment transactions for individuals and corporate users with secure, convenient and professional services. Tenpay focuses on building a comprehensive and integrated payment platform, and is the second largest online payment platform in China, embracing B2B, B2C and C2C services across industries.

An integrated feature in Weixin/WeChat, Weixin/WeChat Pay is a payment solution for its users, enabling quick payment transactions on their mobile phones. Weixin/WeChat Pay functions on the basis of swift payment through the use of connected bank cards, providing safe and efficient payment services for users. Weixin/WeChat Pay was officially launched in China on 5 August 2013, concurrent to the introduction of Weixin/WeChat version 5.0, and became available to merchants in China on 4 March 2014.

QQ Wallet is a mobile payment product incorporating multiple payment methods such as bank card payment, QR code payment and NFC payment. It dedicates to expand vertical scenario services for young users. As of the third year after its launch, QQ Wallet has developed into an open platform incorporating payment, life services, government services, financial services, public services and other services as well, providing comprehensive experience for 652 million MAU mobile QQ users.

Entertainment

Recognized as the largest online games community in China, Tencent Games is a leading world-class online game developer and operator. Through implementation of a combination of both in-house research and development and diverse cooperation with partners, Tencent Games is dedicated to creating a reliable, fun, and professional interactive entertainment experience for users through the creation of quality multi-segment online game products.

China Reading Limited is a one-stop, quality literature online reading platform for hundreds of millions of Internet users. Part of Tencent’s interactive entertainment business, China Reading Limited brings the full integration of online and traditional literary works to one platform. It provides a high quality, accessible and dynamic reading experience for users across PC and mobile. China Reading Limited is home to hundreds of thousands of writers and almost a million works of literature. Renowned writers, including Mo Yan, serve as consultants to the site. China Reading Limited is committed to providing users with its convenient integration of reading services, moving past traditional models in the publishing industry to advance a new culture of national reading.

Established on 21 March 2012, Tencent Comic is now China’s largest original and legitimate online animation platform. Originality is nurtured on the platform, bolstered by the core value of copyright and IP protection. Tencent Comic has established key connections and partnerships with outstanding global industry partners, such as Animation Comic Game China Group, Walt Disney, Shueisha, Bandai, Kadokawa and Kodansha. With a new business strategy advocated by the animation industry, Tencent Comic aspires to create compelling content and nurture star IP through the building of a robust eco-system.

Tencent Pictures, together with Tencent Comics, China Reading Limited (Tencent Literature) and Tencent Games, is one of the four major business of Tencent’s interactive entertainment services. The core value of Tencent Pictures is a commitment to high quality IP, providing users with multiple interactive entertainment experiences. Tencent Pictures creates a versatile experience by allowing celebrities to share their self-created IP with fans on the platform. It is an open platform service, promoting cross-border cooperation, connecting artists and their high quality IP to domestic and international production and distribution companies. By integrating Internet and traditional movie distribution together on the platform, Tencent Pictures creates a new incubator model of movie production, distribution and releases.

QQ Music is the leading online music platform and provider of legitimate digital music services in China. It offers users a smooth online music experience and diversified community services. It has become the first choice of Chinese Internet users' in the music lifestyle segment.

Penguin e-Sports is Tencent’s largest mobile e-sports live streaming platform. Positioning as a Connector of the mobile e-sports ecology, Penguin e-Sports integrates resources from QQ.com, QQ mobile games and Tencent Interactive Entertainment Group, as well as a massive amount of game hosts/anchors. It has also been collaborating with professional e-sports competitions including QGC,TGA,KPL and CFPL.
Penguin e-Sports enables users to watch live streaming videos from well-known game hosts, establish e-sports competitions in one step, acquire professional e-sports information, find like-minded friends and enjoy one-stop mobile e-sports experience.

NOW Live is a mobile live streaming application. NOW Live allows its users to capture joyful moments in their lives and broadcast live on mobile devices at anytime and anywhere. Users can share their live streaming not only on NOW Live, but also to their friends via QQ, Wechat, Qzone and other social platforms as well. NOW Live, which implies sharing your now moments right now, has become a popular lifestyle for young generation.

Interest Tribe is the largest interest-based social networking platform in China. Bonding its users with interest, Interest Tribe reconstructs the social relationship chain of the hundreds of millions of QQ users and presents itself with distinctive premium content and new community modes. To meet with the interest-based social needs of youngsters, QQ has also introduced its mobile social community ecological strategy which combines QQ Group, Interest Tribe and QQ Official Accounts together.

Tencent classroom, a professional online education platform launched by Tencent in 2014, includes numerous education institutions and online courses, which provide high quality online education services for millions of learners from all professions and businesses.
With years of development of technology, Tencent classroom provides institutions, teachers and students high-quality online teaching services, including live video, on-demand, browsing text picture online, test questions and other interactive education on PC sides and mobile phones. Furthermore, Tencent classroom provides instructional management system, Customer relationship management (CRM), financial settlement and other service systems.
Tencent classroom aims to improve China’s distribution of educational resources and imbalanced development by breaking geographical constraints through the use of internet, therefore helping ones with determination and dreams to receive the same study opportunities. Tencent hopes to provide all excellent institutions and teachers a platform to promote the healthy development of the online education industry.

Nextradio is an internet radio app from Tencent. Nextradio has a rich variety of channels, including audiobook, emotional life, cross talk, talk show, music, family, education, news and so on; In addition, Nextradio has live broadcast every night, which committed to be the audiences’ best soulmate. Users can have their own radio station and record their own program on the Nextradio, and share to friends for listening and following.

Information

QQ.com is China's leading online portal. Through its broad real-time news coverage and full range of innovative information services, the website provides a rich online life to hundreds of millions of Internet users.

As China’s leading mobile news app, Tencent News strives to create a rich, timely news application to provide users with an efficient, high-quality reading experience.

A leading online video interactive platform in China, Tencent Video is designed to provide users with a rich, smooth high-definition video entertainment experience, meeting the various needs of users a with a variety of products through its website, PC client, and mobile apps.

Tencent Microblog is an established social media platform based on media and social networking attributes. A communications network centered on people, it aims to provide real-time and diverse information, satisfying the demand for readily available information on any subject that matters to users.

Utilities

YingYongBao is committed to providing users with rich, quality, safe and personalized mobile applications and games. It integrates the hundreds of millions of user accounts from Weixin, QQ, Qzone and QQ Browser and is constantly innovated to deliver results based on changing user needs in the modern digital age.

QQ Browser provides users with quick access to Internet. Built on its self-developed X5 core speed through independent research and development, QQ Browser is exceptionally speedy, saves on data usage and is a leading stable browser in the industry, meeting the different needs of users. Currently, the mobile QQ Browser has the highest number of monthly users in China.

Tencent Mobile Manager is mobile security and management software available on Android, iOS and Windows operating systems. Tencent Mobile Manager is currently the most used mobile security software in the China market defined by monthly active users. Committed to the vision of mobile safety first, the app performs virus-scans and deletion, harassment interception security functions, and provides mobile security and privacy protection. Tencent Mobile Manager provides a full-suite of convenient features like mobile speed acceleration, mobile data monitoring and other phone management functions to set user’s minds at ease.

Tencent PC Manager is China’s first online security software that incorporates both protection from viruses and computer management. It including anti-virus, real-time protection, vulnerability remediation, system clean-up, computer speed acceleration and software management. Tencent PC Manager has been recognized by international authorities and organizations such as AVC, VB100 and West Coast among others. The functions and services of Tencent PC Manager are continually innovated and enhanced in order to earn and maintain its reputation as the most trustworthy free security software in the market.

Tencent Map is committed to provide users with digital map content, navigation and location-based service solutions in China. On average, its location-based navigation is used 350 million times a day.

QQ Mail is one of the key products of Tencent’s online platform services. It provides real-time pop up notifications, a blog reader, 1G-sized attachments, audio and video messages among other features.

Pitu is a professional, fashionable image processing software, featuring many functions like Self-timer camera,photo editing and beauty retouch, and photo collage. With self-developed technologies of face analysis, facial feature location and image processing, Pitu also has some innovative features including natural makeup, awesome cutout, and crazy cosplay.
Pitu's blockbuster launch “Crazy Cosplay” has fueled the hot topic “Wuzetian Cosplay”, “Monkey God Sun Wukong Cosplay”. Pitu surged to 1st place of AppStore in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam etc. for many times.

Platform

Tencent Open Platform is built for its partners, enabling them to easily connect with QQ, Weixin, Qzone, and YingYongBao and gain traffic and revenue through open APIs across PC, mobile and multiple devices. As of September 2016, Tencent Open Platform has connected more than 6 million startups with a total valuation of more than RMB300 billion. Additionally, there are more than 30 “Incubator Spaces” for partners in China, with total floor space of up to 1 million square meters.

Leveraging Tencent’s years of experience in providing Internet services, Tencent Cloud is a public cloud platform for corporate and individual users. It provides developers with cloud servers, cloud databases, cloud storage, CDN and other basic cloud computing services, as well as various industry solutions including online games, video, and mobile applications.

Artificial Intelligence

Established in Shenzhen in 2016, Tencent AI Lab is a leading AI research and engineering lab of Tencent. With a vision of "Make AI Everywhere", Tencent AI Lab focuses on both fundamental research and practical application of artificial intelligence. , It aims at continuous improvement of AI's capability in understanding, decision-making and creativity, while providing strong AI technical support to Tencent's businesses. Led by Dr. Tong Zhang, the famous expert on machine learning and big data, the lab was backed by 50 world-class research scientists and 200 experienced engineers in China and US. Its research focuses on four key areas: machine learning, computer vision, speech recognition, and natural language processing. To serve the needs of Tencent’s diversified businesses, it is looking at four areas for AI application: content, social, online games and cloud services. Its technology now has been applied in more than 100 Tencent products, including WeChat, QQ and news app, Tian Tian Kuai Bao etc.

Tencent YouTu Lab is Tencent’s top machine learning R&D team. The lab mainly focuses on machine learning, pattern recognition and cognitive technology. In the background of the rise of AI industry, it rapidly becomes the industry leader.
Currently, the lab has accumulated dozens of leading technologies in face, image and audio analysis fields, and created the world record in the international competition. Through cloud services, intelligent hardware, industry solutions and other diversified product strategies, it vigorously promotes the extensive application of AI, and improves the surfing experience on the Internet through the use of AI technology.