Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The guys at News 24 own a lion's share of the biggest messaging service in the world I wouldn't use the service though... for security reasons!

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The guys at News 24 own a lion's share of the biggest messaging service in the world I wouldn't use the service though... for security reasons!


Screen shot from the http://im.qq.com/online/index.shtml site!


'Naspers (JSE: NPN) is a South Africa-based multinational mass media company [...]

In May 2001, Naspers acquired a 46.5% interest in Tencent Holdings Limited, the operator of an instant messaging platform in China called QQ, which subsequently developed into the leading business of its kind in China' - Wikipedia.



It has also been the subject of some anti-Virus controversy, and Chinese government meddling.


The Next Web originally shared this post:
People currently logged into Skype: 38 million, people logged into QQ: 158 million. Are you familiar with the Chinese service?
See How Many Million Chinese Are Using Tencent's QQ Service Right Now »
Tencent's QQ messaging service is one of the Web's widest scale products, and a new monitoring page spells that out clearly.

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