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Tencent QQ holds the Guinness World Record for the highest number of simultaneous online users on an instant messaging program with 210,212,085 users online on July 3, 2014.In 2002, Tencent stopped its free membership registration, requiring all new members to pay a fee.As always, I will be updating this post semi-monthly, so be sure to check back again in the future for new tallies.Related Posts: Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others.In addition, Tencent offers "Diamond" level memberships.Currently, there are seven diamond schemes available: The QQ Coin is a virtual currency used by QQ users to "purchase" QQ related items for their avatar and blog.His case is pending at Shenzhen Nanshan district court.
The logo of the software is a small penguin wearing a red scarf.
Coral QQ, a modification of Tencent QQ, is another add-on for the software, providing free access to some of the services and blocking Tencent's advertisements.
In 2006, Tencent filed a copyright lawsuit against Chen Shoufu (aka Soft), the author of Coral QQ, after his distribution of a modified Tencent QQ was ruled illegal.
Q Coins are obtained either by purchase (one coin for one RMB) or by using the mobile phone service.
Due to the popularity of QQ among young people in China, QQ Coins are gradually becoming accepted by online vendors in exchange for "real" merchandise such as small gifts.
In 2003, however, this decision was reversed due to pressure from other instant messaging services such as Windows Live Messenger and Sina UC.