NetEase announced that the total users of its instant messaging app, YiChat, had reached 100 million. Co-developed by NetEase and China Telecom, YiChat was launched in Aug 2013. It took the app 11 months to surpass the 100m user milestone (Wechat took approximately 14 months to reach 100m).
Some interesting Statistics of YiChat Mobile Messaging Platform are as follows,
YiChat recently released a new version for both the iOS and Android platforms. Ask is an exclusive feature of YiChat as compared to other IM apps which allows users to post questions anonymously on a public bulletin board (all users can see the posted questions). The new version has upgraded the feature by classifying questions into different categories such as dating, professional Q&A and tourism. It has also introduced a local Tab which offers users easy access to the questions from other local users.