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Is WeChat Closing In On WhatsApp?

Worldwide, WeChat and sister mobile messaging app Weixin now boast 438 million monthly active users, according to new data released by parent company Tencent. “The new figure … means that it is closing in on rival WhatsApp’s 500 million active users,” The Next Web reports. “However, it can also be seen that WeChat’s growth is flattening quarter-on-quarter, which means it may struggle to catch up to its Facebook-owned competitor.”

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