Posts Categorized: Social Media


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Sina Weibo Targets New Users Outside China, Now Lets You Sign Up Via Facebook

It’s always been really tough for anyone outside of China to sign up for Sina Weibo, the nation’s hottest social network. The si...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 2:12 pm
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Can Chat Apps Co-Exist? The Peculiarities Of Asia’s Walled Gardens

Is it possible that chat apps are actually not battling at all? That they can co-exist unlike Facebook and Google+.

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Facebook’s Big Push Onto Asia’s Feature Phones Nets 100 Million Users

Looks like the Asian Facebook population is united in how they want to access their Facebook accounts.

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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Restaurant Review Site Zomato Gets More Social and Adds 5 New Cities

Restaurant review site Zomato is starting off the week by adding five new cities in three countries to its listings. This sees Zomato enteri...

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 10:10 am
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WeChat launches for BB10

WeChat Launches For BB10, Ready With Support For Indonesian

As promised earlier this year, China-made messaging app WeChat has launched for BlackBerry 10. The new BB10 release brings some of WeChat...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 9:31 am
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Line News app launches

Not Content With Social Domination, Line Launches a News App

Korean-Japanese social messaging service Line is not so much a single app as it is a media empire. With Line-branded social gaming, a Line C...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 4:52 pm
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Thai Telco Dtac Gets More Social, Adds Special Facebook Messenger Stickers

Dtac, one of the big three telephone operators in Thailand, has just rebranded its pre-paid services. Those services used to be known by the...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Report: China Unicom to Launch $6 WeChat Subscription Plan Later This Month

Late last week, we reported that an undisclosed Chinese telecom company was planning to offer WeChat-specific subscription plans. Now the de...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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An Open Letter to WeChat: 7 Warnings From a Social Media Marketer

Jeremy Webb is associate director at Ogilvy Public Relations, Beijing. He heads up Social@Ogilvy for Beijing, managing a team of 10 to provi...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Line Officially Launches in India With New TV Ads

Line: We’ve Added 5 Million New Users in India Since Rolling Out TV Ads

At the start of this month we noted that NHN’s smash-hit social messaging app Line had rolled out TV adverts in India. So how’s that goi...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 12:55 pm
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Wantgo launch

Wantgo Launches As a Social Hub For Locals and Tourists to Find Events in Singapore

Singapore is a place where there’s always plenty to do. That has inspired a startup to launch a social events finder site called Wantg...

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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Thais Are Even More Addicted to Social Media This Year, Research Shows

With 18 million Thai users on Facebook, it makes the country the 16th biggest country in the world on Facebook. Bangkok is the city with the...

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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NoonSwoon Helps Singles in Thailand Meet Their Match Through Facebook Friends

“All the single ladies (and gents), now put your hands up!” Alright, not to go too crazy with Beyonce’s song but if you’re single an...

  • July 19, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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iPhonesia is The Biggest iPhone Photography Community in Indonesia

Even with so many good mobile phones hitting the Indonesian market and showing off their high quality cameras, the iPhone still has its own ...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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WeChat and China Unicom

So It Begins: One Chinese Telco Confirms WeChat Subscription Plan to Launch August 8

We’ve heard rumbles of discontent from Chinese telcos for months about the wildly popular messaging app WeChat. WeChat’s robbing us of S...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Banned from Weibo: Sina’s Vindictive Response to a Report About Weibo’s Dwindling User Activity

Last week, we passed along a report from Chinese tech blog Huxiu about Sina Weibo’s decreasing user activity. It appears that we weren...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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KakaoTalk Games Platform Sees Massive Growth in Sales and User Counts

South Korean chat app KakaoTalk has offered its mobile gaming platform for a full year now, and statistics the company has released on the p...

  • July 17, 2013
  • at 2:15 am
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Malaysian Sex Bloggers

Infamous Malaysian Sex Bloggers Cause Ramadan Controversy (So Let’s Just Ignore Them Next Time)

While more than a billion Muslims all around the world are celebrating the month of Ramadan by fasting, there are bound to be a few jerks wa...

  • July 15, 2013
  • at 5:45 pm
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