Posts Categorized: Social Media


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Line files for IPO on Tokyo Stock Exchange as well as in US (Update: confirmed)

Line is set to file for a huge IPO with the Tokyo Stock Exchange, according to reports today.

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 4:21 pm
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China’s top flirting app Momo passes 52 million active users, lets members rate each other

China's top flirting app released version 5.0 this week, adding a new user rating system that lets users rank their peers based on a 5-star,...

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 11:50 am
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Viral video fans across Asia have a new site to turn to for a curated batch of the latest lulz-worthy vids. It's called LOL Lah.

LOL Lah! New viral video site picks out the biggest lulz from across Asia

Viral video fans across Asia have a new site to turn to for a curated batch of the latest lulz-worthy vids. It's called LOL Lah.

  • July 10, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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WeChat has a big problem with fake brand accounts

LV or not LV? WeChat has a big problem with fake brand accounts

WeChat is used by celebrities, media outlets, small companies, and major brands to reach out to people. Trouble is, it has a huge problem wi...

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 10:53 am
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WeChat opens up advertising platform to official accounts with over 100k followers

Tencent says advertisers can target audiences by gender, age, and region, and will get feedback about exposure, number of clicks, and click-...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 9:35 pm
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Indian Prime Minister overtakes Indonesian President to become Twitter’s third most followed world leader

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has just become the third most followed world leader on Twitter.

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 4:53 pm
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How a startup is driving Bitcoin adoption with selfies in the Philippines

Satoshi Citadel Industries, an umbrella company in the Philippines for various Bitcoin-based ventures, has launched its quirkiest product to...

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Japanese chat app Line appears to be blocked in mainland China [UPDATED]

Have Chinese authorities added Japanese chat app Line to its internet blacklist? [See bottom for updates] Today our colleagues in mainland ...

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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MyMusicTaste

Inspired by crowdfunding craze, MyMusicTaste wants fans to decide where concerts take place

Could the collective voice of a nation’s music fans, amplified by the internet, persuade a musician or band to fly halfway around the worl...

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 7:59 pm
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10 must-follow thought leaders in the Philippine tech scene

Following these business thought leaders will improve your Twitter experience.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Nkk2wa! Meet the social media tool that’s fluent in Filipino and text-speak

Senti can understand social media mentions in both English and Filipino.

  • July 10, 2014
  • at 3:12 pm
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What you need to know about the 95 million election tweets Indonesians sent in 2014

This is what happens when one of Twitter’s most chatty nations is celebrating election year.

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 8:38 pm
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LMBang: Chinese social network for moms gets $20 million

Mothers I’d like to fund: Chinese social network for moms gets $20 million

A Chinese social network for mothers has secured US$20 million in series B funding to help it grow. LMBang already has 20 million registered...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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A look at the privacy storm Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg kicked up

Does clicking on the 'Accept' button of Facebook's data use policy, which it tweaks from time to time, constitute 'informed consent'?

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 9:53 pm
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Tencent looks to online video streaming to boost web empire

After success with WeChat, here’s how Tencent is building up the rest of its online media empire

While everyone’s talking about Tencent’s recent social media success with WeChat, the 16-year-old internet giant still has a vast web em...

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 9:29 am
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India now has 106 million active social media users as mobile web rises (INFOGRAPHIC)

India now has 106 million active social media users as mobile web rises (INFOGRAPHIC)

India now has 243.2 million internet users and 106 million active social media users, according to the newest numbers available for mid-way ...

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 3:52 pm
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Is this Japan-India collaboration the strongest Twitter tracking service?

Unfollowers, created by brothers Tushar and Rishabh Mahajan has become a very popular service for tracking Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram ...

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Facebook has 69 million active users in Indonesia, launches election tracker

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) launched an election tracker called Facebook Suara Indonesia for one of its biggest nation user-bases on the planet.

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 10:32 am
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