Total sent amounts of money via social media to an equivalent value of approximately five billion sek during the chinese new year's eve on Monday, according to the task in the chinese media.
in the Past stopped money in red paper envelopes which were handed over to relatives, especially to children, and friends as a gift in connection with the new year.
arrive red envelopes with gifts of money instead down electronically with a pling in your phone.
To pay with their phone are much more common in China than in Sweden. Many people have stopped to take the wallet out when shopping. The major tools for online transactions is Wechat and Alipay.
They had in the years gained the competition of the search engine Baidu, Sina Weibo, which manages the country's largest microblogging and Tiktok, a app to share videos and live broadcasts.
the Transfers via Baidu amounted to 1.2 billion only during the hours that the chinese television sent its traditional gala on Monday evening.
, which was formed by the techbolaget Tencent in 2011, which is China's most popular app for social media. The app has nearly one billion users, the vast majority in China, but are now investing abroad in order to build up a service for payments, which is similar to the at home.
In January the company launched a cooperation in France, which first and foremost is designed to make it easier for chinese tourists to visit, to pay for the goods they buy.
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