Tencent drops out of global top ten by Tom Marling in Insiders 11 Oct 2018 The market value of Tencent Holdings Ltd., the company behind China's one billion-user-strong social network WeChat, continues to plummet. Tencent has dropped out of the world's top ten biggest companies --- just nine months after the Shenzhen-based giant was listed among the top five, along with Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, and Amazon.com.This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share 58.comnaspersRenrenchetencentWeChatZhuan Zhuan Tom Marling Tom is a PhD candidate in Chinese History at Hong Kong Baptist University, and former PR consultant in Mainland China. He joined the AIM Group in 2016 as a writer/analyst.