Tencent QQ, is an instant messaging software service and web portal. Tencent Holdings Limited is the company that developed QQ Software.
Meanwhile, Tencent Holdings Limited is a Chinese multinational investment holding conglomerate. This company specializes in various Internet-related services and products, entertainment, artificial intelligence, and technology both in China and globally.
QQ is available in the following languages, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Laotian.
Tencent QQ is successfully expanding its presence beyond China, where a majority of its users reside.
QQ offers services that provides:
- online social games,
- Movies, and
- Group and voice chat software.
This software is available in iOS, Android and Windows.
In 2009, QQ began to expand its services internationally with its QQ International client for Windows.
An Android version of QQ International was released on September 2013.
An Android is a mobile operating system.
Google Inc is the company that developed Android.
This mobile operating system is based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software. It is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
While at the end of 2013, QQ International for iPhone and iOS devices was released.
iOS is a mobile operating system. Apple Inc is the company that developed it. So it is the operating system that powers many of the company’s mobile devices, such as the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It is the second most popular mobile operating system globally after Android.
Although Tencent QQ was first released in China on February 1999, over 200 million users subscribed for the QQ network as at April 2014. Similarly, the number increased to 899 million active users by June 2016.
QQ is a Proprietary software.
What this means is that the publisher (Tencent) retains intellectual property rights usually copyright of the source code or even patent rights.
Alexa ranks the website the world’s 7th most visited website.
Features of Tencent QQ.
In addition to text messaging, users can send each other images, videos, and audio media messages.
Moreover, users can also share multimedia content with all contacts through the client’s Qzone interface.
Tencent QQ also lets your
- Manage emails easily in inbox,group-mail folder, personal folders, and other POP account folders.
- Preview attachments online or open them with apps on your phone.
- Search emails in all or specific folders.
- Send photos and files from your phone using QQmail.
- Access emails with enterprise email accounts.
- Synchronous update data between your phone and computers.
- Get new mail notification instantly.
In summary, Tencent QQ also known as QQ is an instant messaging software service and web portal. This software which is also a social media provides online social games, Music, Shopping, Microblogging, Movies, and Group and voice chat software. It is one of the used social networks in the globe and particularly in China. This social network has a website and also an of mobile application which is also available on iOS, Android, and window devices. Meanwhile, the website or software application allows registered users with similar interests to come together and share a common interest. In addition, registered users can also manage and edit their account at will.