Not safe for kids under 18
WeChat is a free texting, video, and calling app. It also has functionality that allows users to chat with strangers.
Social Networking

In-depth breakdown

Minimum Age Requirement
Messaging Capabillities
Allows users to text chat, group chat, and video call. It also allows users to chat with strangers around the world, at random.
Location Sharing
Allows basic location sharing. People can chat with strangers nearby.
Parental Controls
Basic control settings. If parents don’t change security settings, anyone using the app can access the users’ information.
WeChat has a multitude of features, many of which are appropriate for children, but also offers more risky features such as chatting with strangers, location sharing, and sending and receiving money.