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Why WeChat City Services Is A Game-Changing Move For Smartphone Adoption

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Editor’s note: Tudor Stanciu is an associate at Biris Goran law firm in Bucharest specializing in intellectual property and competition issues. You can find more of his opinions, along with startup reviews on What’s With?!.

Last month, WeChat launched City Services in select towns across China. If you’re already a user of WeChat, simply change your location to one of the three pilot cities and the language to Chinese and you’ll be presented with a wide array of additional services that may be accessed from right within the app.

As the name says, it basically is trying to solve all problems any person (which is somewhat equal to what the customer persona is in the case of messaging apps) would need to get solved without actually exiting WeChat. Booking doctor appointments, reporting incidents to the police, booking flights, hailing a taxi — you name it.

But behind an obvious approach to becoming a leader in…

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Written by Larry Chiang

August 8, 2015 at 1:53 pm

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