Infographic: The Year in WeChat Hongbao 2016

By That's, December 19, 2016

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thats-year-review-logo-mini.pngFor many in the West, 2016 will be remembered for Trump, Brexit, terrorism in Europe and an absurd number of pop culture deaths, from Bowie to Muhammad Ali. By comparison, China had an unusually quiet year. Nonetheless, there were still a few goings-on in the world's most populous country. 

In our 2016 Year in Review series, we recap the best (and worst) of China's year in the worlds of technology, social media, sport, fashion, food, arts and more.


WeChat's new hongbao (lucky envelope) feature turned out to be a massive success for the platform in 2016, particularly during Chinese New Year. (Save for some mishaps).

But just how successful was it? Check out the infographic below to find out.

Click image to enlarge:

WeChat Hongbao infographic

Source: Trustdata mobile data platform, walkthechat.com


For more 2016 Year in Review coverage, click here.

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