On November 11, 2011, Alipay processed a total number of 33.69 million transactions, setting a record of the highest number of transactions facilitated via an online payment platform during a 24-hour period.
The preferred online payment tool of Internet merchants in China, Alipay provides an escrow payment service that reduces transaction risk for online consumers.
Linked up with heavily used features such as forums, chat rooms, and QQ Groups, Tencent's Qzone has grown into China's largest personal Internet space.
These services foster group interaction and resource sharing.
Tencent's communications and information-sharing services include QQ.com, QQ Instant Messenger, QQ Mail, and search engine SOSO.
is a business within Alibaba Group.asy, safe and secure way for millions of individuals and businesses to make and receive payments on the Internet.
It had more than 650 million registered accounts by December 2011.
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