Startup Amid coronavirus scare, China's Tencent sees WeChat usage surge Updated : March 18, 2020 04:48 PM IST Overall, downloads of all Tencent apps for this February grew 32.3 percent month-on-month and 42.9 percent year-on-year. Tencent also operates social media platform WeChat, a video streaming site and a news portal. Tencent’s shares have fallen 11.1 percent so far this year as the coronavrius roiled global markets, versus a 21 percent decline in the Hang Seng index. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.