Maybe they say they live near you or like the same music as you. They might leave comments on your posts or request to be your friend on a site.Though no match to Whats App or Facebook messenger, which have over 700 million and 600 million monthly active users (MAU) worldwide, We Chat - with 500 million MAUs as of the end of last year - is without any doubt the top mobile chatting app in mainland China.
The Do D estimates that about 6,300 military men experienced some kind of sexual assault in 2016.
Tencent has since expanded the app into a mobile platform, with payment, gaming and social media services.
Tencent’s QQ was first released in 1999 under the name of OICQ, which was changed to QQ after the threat of a trademark infringement lawsuit by ICQ, the owned by AOL.
The mobile version had 576 million monthly active users as of the end of 2014, an increase of 33 per cent over a year earlier.
Riding on the back on China’s mobile user base, it has remained a wildly popular platform for chatting, gaming and also shopping, though its growth is much slower than its stablemate We Chat.