Bill Gates joins China’s most popular social network

China's most popular messaging app now has one more person it can add to its massive user base — Bill Gates. 

The Microsoft founder joined WeChat on Saturday, and made his first post: a brief 30 second video in which he welcomed Chinese netizens to his account.

WeChat has a Whatsapp-like messaging interface, but is also popularly used for its blogging timeline feature, similar to what Facebook offers.

Gates' account is @gatesnotes, and he describes it as his "personal blog."

Gates adds here that the account will "share about the people I meet, the books I'm reading" among other things

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