Posts Categorized: Social Media

Social media keeps on growing in Asia. Besides the perpetual growth of mainstream sites such as Facebook, up-and-coming startups are also jumping on the bandwagon, aiming to become leaders in their respective markets. With tough competition in the region, social media is becoming a numbers game, driven by compelling new features. At Tech in Asia, we aim to uncover all these goings-on in Asia’s social scene.

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Page365 is a Thai Startup That Builds On Top Of Facebook Commerce

Page365 is building new opportunities on top of Facebook's informal commerce trend.

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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China-Made Camera360 App Gets Songful, Adds Audio to Your Photos

Camera360 app has been updated by its Chinese startup team this week to allow audio clips to be attached to a photo. The feature (on both An...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Lifebit: An Online Social Diary That Will Challenge and Reward You

Lifebit: An Online Social Diary That Will Challenge and Reward You

Since when did a personal diary give you game quests and rewards? Lifebit does.

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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KakaoTalk Releases PC Version To Compete with Line, Viber, and Skype

KakaoTalk is now entering the desktop chatting battle with KakaoTalk PC. We'll see how it fares against an already crowded space.

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 1:35 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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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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Cllike Wants to Make Your Facebook Likes Mean Something

Cllike Wants to Make Your Facebook Likes Mean Something

We’ve all seen the images that get passed around on Facebook — “Like this if you hate cancer.” It’s one of tho...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Singapore Haze on social media

Singapore Haze Craze Lights a Fire on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Every single time we’ve used the ‘pollution’ tag on this blog it’s been in relation to China. But this time, Singapo...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 11:59 am
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Hike App Gets More Expressive, Updated With Stickers and Voice Messaging

India’s top contender in the global messaging app battle is Hike, which launched back in September last year. Today Hike has been updated ...

  • June 20, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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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
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Square.my 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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