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WeChat has 'no plans' to monetise yet

As WeChat spreads its wings internationally, the company is far more concerned with staking its claim on users for now, reports VICTORIA HO

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Let's chat: 'Whatever money we can make right now would just be short-term. The users will tell you what they want from you, and more importantly, what they're willing to pay for,' said Mr Yeung. - PHOTO: AFP

THE biggest Chinese chat app has no plans to make money for the next few years as it tussles with other competitors in a landgrab for users, according to Poshu Yeung, Tencent's vice-president of its international business group. Tencent owns WeChat, a popular mobile messaging app that has the