Chinese social media behemoth Tencent has launched an online real estate marketplace in partnership with, reports Property Portal Watch (5 January 2017). The platform will allow Tencent's 800 million combined users to browse international properties and news, thanks to CEO Charles Pittar said the new channel was a one-stop shop for Chinese buyers. "For our international partners and advertisers, the alliance between and Tencent means more traffic, more transactions, and more brand building in the crucial Chinese market," said Pittar.