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768 million WeChat Red envelopes delivered New Year’s greetings in 2018

February 22, 2018

Tencent WeChat and QQ yesterday released data to show use during the Spring Festival. From 15th February to 21st February, a total of 768 million people chose to use WeChat’s Red envelope function to pass the New Year’s greetings to family and friends. Guangdong users grabbed the largest number of red envelopes nationwide.

WeChat yesterday released data showing that from 15th February to 21st February, WeChat messaging totalling 229.7 billion, and QQ handled 44.5 billion messages.

WeChat red envelopes are still standard in the Spring Festival. This year’s Spring Festival, a total of 76.8 million people chose to use WeChat Red envelopes to pass the New Year’s greetings. The total number of sending and receiving red envelopes increased by about 10% over last year.