Tencent QQ, also known as QQ, is a service and web platform for instant messaging applications developed by the Chinese tech giant Tencent. QQ provides websites that provide social games, music, shopping, microblogging, movies, and apps for community and voice communication online.
Tencent.com has been an Online media network since its founding in 2003, incorporating news information, geographic vertical life resources, social media information and goods.
Tencent.com has several platforms to completely satisfy users' needs for various types of content, such as news, technology, finance, entertainment, sports, vehicles, fashion, etc.
Around the same time, working on advertising in various areas, producing high-quality tables, and embracing the pattern of technical growth, launching new ways, such as webcasting, transforming the way people get information and their preferences.
According to Alexa ( as of November 2020 ), it is the world's 5th most visited website. Over 200 million simultaneous online QQ users were registered as of April 2014. There were 899 million active QQ accounts at the end of June 2016.
In February 1999, under the name of OICQ ("Open ICQ," a relation to the early IM service ICQ), Tencent QQ was first published in China.
The product's name was changed to QQ following the threat of a copyright infringement complaint by the AOL-owned ICQ.