WeChat 8.0 Major Updates
4. A new in-app currency called “WeChat Beans”.
5. The “Floating window” function of the article is updated.
6. Can switch to dark mode to match system settings.
7. Visual display when listening to songs.
8. Improved the voice messaging experience and made it easier to swipe up to convert to text.
NEW: Animated Emojis
One of the main new features are the animated emojis, including three with special effect (they look more three-dimensional). In addition, WeChat adds a special full-screen animation effect for these emojis, 💣 “bomb”, “celebration”, “fireworks”. When you send or receive these three emojis, you can see the animation on the screen, emojis will make the chat dynamic (‘blow up on your screen’), adding a lot of fun for the chat.
NEW: My Status
‘My Status’ enables you to select your current state (of mind). You can choose your current personal state as well as other people who are in the same state as you.
-Feelings: happy, depressed, insomnia, zoning out.
-Work & study: busy, slackin’, hardworking, work trip.
-Activities: check in, eat, coffee, drink, workout, shopping.
-Breaks: music, watching TV, fruits, games, streamin’, sleep.
NEW: “WeChat Beans” Currency
Check out the new in-app currency called “WeChat Beans”, 7 WeChat Beans equal 1RMB.
They can be recharged at “Me – click your Avatar – WeChat Bean” and used to buy goods.
UPDATED: “Floating Window”
Visual Display for Songs
MiniProgram page can be better used now
When we pull down in the home page, we can see the used mini-programs, as well as the “unfinished articles/ videos”!
Sources: 腾讯大成网, 蓝点网，微果酱, 雷科技, 百度知识。
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