The Big Time for WeChat Business: “Moments” and “Wealth Dream”

  • Shiqiang Cheng
Part of the Sociology, Media and Journalism in China book series (SMJC)


The social media including WeChat and Weibo make up the tool for interpersonal communication as well as the “noisy” platform of public opinions. The users chasing the wealth dream endue the social media with the greater significance of economic sociology. Through the WeChat business, we can reassess the relation between economy and society in the age of network as well as the opportunities and challenges brought by the new development of the Internet technology to the market.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shiqiang Cheng
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  1. 1.School of Society and PsychologyCentral University of Finance and EconomicsBeijingChina

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