From WeChat, to you: Exclusive Gifts Fit for the High of the Holidays
The year’s Christmas countdown reads that there are about ten days left before everyone brings out sparklers for Noche Buena, attends the last of Simbang Gabi, and huddles around trees for gift-giving. New Year, too, is not far behind as there are barely two weeks left before we ring in 2014 with painted skies. To help you ride along with the holiday rush, count on WeChat to be your digital buddy with features that let you tick your to-dos for the season in just a matter of taps and swipes.
Send out holiday greeting cards
It’s that time of the year again when postcard stands are all decked out with advanced well wishes for Christmas and New Year. Usher in the season with digital versions of these written notes by claiming your WeChat holiday gift rolling out this December 19. To start, download WeChat by visiting www.wechat.com. Then, find WeChat team in your contacts list and simply send a holiday photo followed by a festive voice message using the Hold to Talk feature to the WeChat Team and you’ll receive custom Christmas e-cards to share with your friends and family via WeChat Moments.
Impress your Friends with Personalized WeChat Voice Greeting Cards
Come December 26, these greeting cards will shift to New Year templates which you can again send out to your loved ones. These templates are WeChat’s holiday treats for its community which will be up until January 8, 2014. Don’t forget to claim these WeChat holiday gifts before January 8, 2014 and start sharing some holiday cheer with your friends!
Organize Christmas parties
For a season that bursts with all kinds of celebration at the seams, planning Christmas and New Year’s parties can turn anyone into a real Grinch. Get back into the organizing scene minus the hassle with WeChat’s Group Messaging that maintains communications with up to 40 friends in one group whether via text, voice, or video.
A plus point: Have your friends remember party venues using WeChat’s location-based feature which allows you to send location maps in seconds.
Complete shopping lists
Remember when picking out Christmas gifts seemed like a guessing game? Win at shopping for what your family and friends truly want by inviting them to post their Christmas wishlists via WeChat’s Moments feature.
Compressed in one timeline, you can share and receive photos, videos, links, and comments from your gifts’ recipients even while on the go.
Call relatives abroad
Christmas and New Year are those times of the year when merriment instantly brings family and friends together.
With WeChat, you can also have your loved ones from different points of the globe virtually join in the fun with one quick Video Call integrated in the application.
One of the best parts of the season is sharing occasions with special people who have marked or are bound to mark your life. So you never have to miss out on the details, WeChat pins down your stories for you with Storycam, which is developed by Tencent solely for WeChat.
StoryCam allows everyone to share their stories through themed photos including Featured, Place, Weather, Food, and Lifestyle. To do this, users can start by capturing a photo, enhancing it using up to 15 free filters, applying real-time location, weather, and date updates, and even placing watermarks wherever you want on the photo.
WeChat is an innovative mobile social communications application designed for smartphone users. WeChat is free for download from app stores running on Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Symbian and Windows Phone operating systems*. It is the most downloaded mobile social app in many markets with more than 100 million registered accounts in international markets.
WeChat users can add friends via a wide range of innovative actions and methods, including scanning QR codes, connecting users’ phone books and activating location-based functions such as “People Nearby” and “Shake”. The platform enhances social interaction by supporting exchanging of text, voice and video, stickers, and photos with their friends over data networks or under Wi-Fi environments. Users can choose to communicate one-on-one, or within their closed social network through “Moments”.
WeChat also comes with comprehensive privacy setting functions, which enables user to tailor their security level as needed
For more details and application download, please visit www.wechat.com.
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