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Instagram is launching "checkout on Instagram."

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook’s future involves making billions from shopping, not just ads

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that payment and shopping would be a leading revenue driver for Facebook in the future.
Even street musicians use QR codes and mobile payments for tips.

Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for Facebook sounds a lot like China, where I couldn’t buy a cup of coffee without the app that dominates people&...

Mark Zuckerberg's vision for Facebook is uncannily similar to how Tencent's WeChat app dominates modern life in China. I saw it firsthand.

The app that Malaysians spent the most money on last year is a Singapore-made app that lets users live-stream their lives to others

The popular video streaming social network that lets users stream videos of themselves and chat with friends.

China reportedly made an app to show people if they’re standing near someone in debt — a new part of its intrusive ‘social credit...

It hopes to get citizens to monitor the so-called debtors and report them to authorities if they behave as if they could repay their loans.

After tough year, WeChat founder urges users to put down their phones and meet friends

Tencent's billionaire CEO Pony Ma tells staff that ‘responsibility’, 'respect' and 'kindness' were the main lessons learned this year.

Some Amazon employees are reportedly accepting cash bribes from online sellers to delete negative product reviews

Some online sellers are offering Amazon employees bribes to obtain bad reviewers' email addresses or to erase the negative review from the site entirely, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Here are the 10 most popular iPhone apps of all time

In honor of the App Store's 10th birthday month, app analytics firm App Annie compiled a comprehensive look at the most popular apps of the last decade in terms of worldwide downloads.

People in China can now file for divorce on the WeChat instant messaging app

China's most popular instant messaging app is trialling a feature in the province of Guangdong which lets couples kickstart divorce proceedings on their phones, without leaving the app.

Tencent’s business is about as big as Facebook’s thanks to its stronghold in China

Tencent’s social media platforms are to China as Facebook’s are to the rest of the world and yet the companies are similar in their financial outputs.

The most downloaded iPhone app in the world right now is one you’ve probably never heard of

Facebook-owned apps dominated the App Store charts during the first three months of the year, but a Chinese-made music video app called Tik Tok took first place with an estimated 45 million downloads.