The “tip” function is basically a “like” button with cash attached.
Users are sent to a transaction page to donate money—the default is less than 1 yuan (14 cents) but you can go as high as 200 yuan—to the author of the post.
The dating app Tinder brings two lonely hearts together based on their appearance.
Alipay, China’s most popular payments app, has taken things several steps further.
As Quartz reported previously, Sesame Credit is one of China’s internet-based credit rating systems, which is licensed by the government, but run by Alipay.