Founder(s): Tencent Holdings Limited
Founded: Feb 1999
Type Of App: Instant Messaging, Social Media
Use: Instant Messaging, Social Networking
Nature Of Business: Public
Area Served: Worldwide
Industry Type: Internet
Tencent QQ is an instant messaging software service developed by the Chinese company Tencent Holdings Limited. QQ also offers services that provide online social games, music, shopping, microblogging, movies, and group and voice chat software. The logo of the software is a small penguin wearing a red scarf. As of April 2014, over 200 million simultaneous online QQ users were recorded. At the end of June 2016, there were 899 million active QQ accounts.