In this third episode of Babylon is Burning, we have invited Lu Ying & Mingyi Hou to introduce the Chinese 'super app' WeChat.
WeChat with Lu Ying and Mingyi Hou
WeChat is the app with the biggest user base in the world. It was launched in 2011 and has evolved into a multi-purpose app. From WeChat Business and WheChat red envelops to WeChat meme culture, make sure you are in the know. Is WeChat the app of the future? In this new episode of Babylon is Burning Lu Ying & Mingyi Hou will give you an inside look!
Lu Ying is a phd-student at Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences, Department of Culture Studies.
Mingyi Hou is a lecturer online culture Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences, Department of Culture Studies. Her research interests include media studies, celebrity and fandom cultures, political communication on digital media and sociolinguistics. She is also an editor of Diggit Magazine.