Posts Categorized: Social Media

Chinese food app

Chinese Foodie App AiMeiWei Cooks Up $2 Million in Funding

Call us gluttons, but we love food and foodie apps. And there’s certainly no shortage of either those things in China. One such app is...

  • June 19, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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China’s Top Check-In App Adds Branded Photo Filters

China’s top check-in app has long been doing social marketing, connecting big-name brands like Louis Vuitton with its youthful and urb...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Anonymous Philippines

Cyberhacker Reveals Philippine President’s Mobile Numbers on Facebook

A few days ago, #pR.is0n3R, a member of the Philippine branch of Anonymous, asked his Facebook likers what they would like to tell the Phili...

  • June 17, 2013
  • at 1:14 pm
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WeChat Celebrates Ramadan in Indonesia

Tencent’s WeChat has teamed up with Indonesian creative network and marketplace Kreavi for a Ramadan-themed contest to create the be...

  • June 12, 2013
  • at 10:00 pm
Read More F-commerce Puts You Into Facebook Commerce Business

While Facebook stores haven’t worked out so well for major retailers, so-called f-commerce is still a force to be reckoned with for sm...

  • June 10, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Test Version of Major WeChat Upgrade Leaked: More Scanning, More Shaking, More Shopping

Tencent’s WeChat continues to grow and evolve beyond its origins as a pretty simple chat app. Yesterday, QQ Tech somehow got its hands...

  • June 8, 2013
  • at 4:14 am
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Wanpai clones Vine app for China

YouTube Founders Have Made a Chinese Clone of Vine – And It’s Really Good

YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen are no stranger to the Chinese market having launched a localized version of social bookmarking ...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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Manga Madness: Otaku Camera Reaches 3 Million Downloads Worldwide

Manga camera app Otaku Camera has hit three million downloads as of May 2013 (see graph below). Launched in November last year, the app help...

  • June 6, 2013
  • at 4:08 pm
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LIne ebooks

Line Appeals to Bookworms With New ‘Line Novel’ E-Books Portal

The Line juggernaut continues today with the app’s makers, NHN, adding free e-books within the social messaging app. While this doesn&...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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With 64 Million Monthly Facebook Users in Indonesia, Is it Opening an Office Soon?

Indonesia has been in the top five countries in terms of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) users for quite a while, and we’ve been hearing rumors that ...

  • June 19, 2013
  • at 4:09 pm
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Earning Money From Indonesia’s Photo App: Picmix Shares User Breakdown and Will Soon Launch API

We received an update regarding what is arguably Indonesia’s biggest social photo sharing app Picmix today. The app now hit the 11 million...

  • June 18, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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cubie messenger

Now With 8 Million Users, Cutesy Messaging App Cubie Adds Easy Mobile Payments Via Your Phone Bill

We know that cutesy sticker/emoticon packs are critical to the success of messaging apps in Asia – and they’re also a great way to m...

  • June 14, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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Zocial Brings Thailand’s Social Media Monitoring Expertise to Indonesia, Ready to Compete with Country’s Finest

Thailand’s social media monitoring tool Zocial Inc today just announced its plan to expand to Indonesia through a partnership with media c...

  • June 12, 2013
  • at 9:34 pm
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Date or Shag? Meet TristUp, Indonesia’s Bang With Friends

Bang With Friends, a social network for people to hook up with their Facebook friends, has gained both notoriety and popularity this year. I...

  • June 10, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Youku Sina Weibo

With an Eye on Mobile Video Viewers, Youku and Sina Weibo Form a Partnership

With an eye to the many Sina Weibo users who access the Twitter-like service via mobile, two of China’s web giants have formed an interest...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 3:08 pm
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Bing Denies Wrongdoing in Sogou Privacy Leak Mess

Microsoft’s Bing China denied responsibility yesterday for a data leak in Sogou’s mobile input method that Sogou says is ultimat...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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PPTV acquisition rumors include Alibaba

Alibaba Among 3 Suitors Vying to Make China’s Next Big Video Site Acquisition?

After last year’s billion dollar merger between Youku and Tudou, and last month’s acquisition of PPS by Baidu, the time’s now ripe for...

  • June 5, 2013
  • at 11:12 am
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Sina Weibo and Alibaba

After Alibaba Investment, Sina Weibo Puts Daily Deals in the Social Stream

It’s only been about five weeks since e-commerce titan Alibaba invested nearly $600 million to take a significant stake in Sina Weibo, Chi...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 10:39 am
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