You need to have extraordinary wisdom to be the forerunner.— Ma Huateng
The most controversy Ma Huateng quotes that are new and everybody is talking about
Think of yourself as an insensitive, nitpicking, irritable fool to use the product.
I think every Internet user likes personalization.
In America, when you bring an idea to market, you usually have several months before competition pops up, allowing you to capture significant market share. In China, you can have hundreds of competitors within the first hours of going live. Ideas are not important in China - execution is.
If you ask me what I worry about every morning when I wake up, it's that I don't understand future mainstream Internet users' habits.
I think Steve Jobs is my idol.
At Tencent, we may be businessmen, but we are still chasing our IT, our science.
We are still striving to create something really cool, trying to create things we couldn't even imagine without our new technologies. I am still clinging to this enthusiasm.
It's difficult for any single company to develop all the applications and services.
The leader of the market today may not necessarily be the leader tomorrow.
Wealth won't give you satisfaction; creating a good product that's well received by users is what matters most.
Look at Microsoft, Google, and Facebook.
They have all entered many sectors, and actually, in many of those sectors, they weren't as early as Tencent.
There should be order if the development of the cyber world is to be sustainable.
My biggest crisis is that I don't understand what young people like.
On all open platforms, regardless of whether it's Facebook or the Apple App Store, the largest segment is entertainment and games. It's the largest revenue segment. And it's the same for Tencent.
Users are innocent for they can not really make sure if their information is safe or not.
When I was little, I wanted to be an astronomer, but that didn't happen.
A Central Bank official said that Q-coin did not affect the renminbi;
it adds vibrancy to the economy.