WeChat Search is here

a new search engine with 938 million MAU ?

In the new iOS update (version 6.5.8 released May 18th 2017), WeChat has released a new function: ‘WeChat Labs’, which allows users to enable some provisional test functions, although WeChat reserves the right to withdraw these functions at any time.

The first two test functions are ‘Top Stories’ and ‘Search’. After users enable these functions, they will appear under the ‘Discover’ tab.


In reality these are not completely new functions, but are in fact only new ‘gateways’ that provide easier and faster access to existing WeChat services.

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