Posts Categorized: Social Media


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India Continues to be LinkedIn’s Asia Stronghold, Passes 15 Million Users

LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) has been making a strong push into Asia of late, showing impressive growth over the past year and establishing new regi...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 3:36 pm
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Miyoo: A Social Fashion App to Snap, Tag, and Share What You Wear

The Chinese-made Miyoo app touts itself as a social fashion experience for women that’s more private than microblogging on Weibo ̵...

  • May 29, 2012
  • at 9:30 am
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Weiku Brings Its Video-Sharing App to Android

The Chinese video-sharing app Weiku has launched a version for Android, bringing the app to the country’s most popular smartphone plat...

  • May 25, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Tencent’s WeChat Markets Strongly on Facebook

Weixin, which recently adopted the English name, WeChat, is marketing strongly on Facebook. I’m seeing ads on every other refresh on m...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 10:58 pm
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Comparing Revenue from China’s Major Internet Portals: Tencent Kicking Ass, Sina Not So Much

Ask any Chinese net user to name the sites they spend their time on and you’ll probably come across a few — perhaps all — ...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 5:45 pm
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Moke App for Weibo: Dawn of the Tweetbot Replicants

China’s most vibrant Twitter-esque service, Sina Weibo, has a stylish new third-party iPhone app in the form of Moke (pronounced ̵...

  • May 22, 2012
  • at 1:15 pm
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Sandbox Global to Expand ‘Stylista’ Facebook Game Around Asia

Bangkok-based gaming company Sandbox Global is in the process of launching an English language version of their Facebook fashion game Stylis...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 10:25 am
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Bangkok Overtakes Jakarta as World’s Top City on Facebook

Thanks to our Thailand contributor Byron for the tip-off that we now have a new number one city on Facebook. Bangkok, Thailand has overtaken...

  • May 17, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Sina Weibo’s User Contract is Not a Big Deal

There’s been an awful lot of hubbub about Sina Weibo’s planned introduction of a user contract. The terms will reportedly be imp...

  • May 11, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Sina Weibo’s New Credit System is Just a Number-Crunching Way to Ban Loose-Lipped Users

Sina Weibo’s new points-based ‘credit’ system is now live, representing a new sort of user contract in which microbloggers...

  • May 29, 2012
  • at 10:30 pm
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Beijing Subway Launches Weibo Account

I wonder what kind of identification a subway system has to present to Sina in order to pass real-name registration. Whatever is needed, Bei...

  • May 28, 2012
  • at 11:45 am
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Tencent’s Online Gaming Dominance Grows as Market Expands to $1.78 Billion

A seasonal survey of China’s online gaming market by Analysys International reveals some stellar growth up to the end of 2012 Q1 ̵...

  • May 25, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Kaifu Lee Explains the Social Network Stock Price Drops

Facebook isn’t the only social network with stock that’s performing below expectations right now. In fact, most publicly listed ...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Plants vs Zombies Great Wall Edition Hits China, Shakes You Down For Small Change

The new Chinese-themed Plants vs Zombies Great Wall Edition has arrived, bringing new scenes and levels to PopCap’s popular gaming tit...

  • May 23, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Chinese Third-Party Android App Store Sees 900 Million Downloads in Q1

New download stats compiled by Chinese app store 91 Mobile show that, in 2012 Q1, it saw the rate of Android app downloads more than double ...

  • May 21, 2012
  • at 10:21 pm
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After a Record Quarter, China’s Tencent Reorganizes Business Structure

There’s been talk of this happening for a few days now, but we finally received official word from Tencent (HKG:0700) today to confirm...

  • May 18, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Censorship Alert: Two Provinces Suddenly Vanish from Baidu’s Tieba

We spend a lot of time talking about Sina Weibo these days, but Baidu has its own social platform in the BBS-like Baidu Tieba, a massive col...

  • May 11, 2012
  • at 3:36 pm
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Thai User Numbers on Instagram and the Celebrities They Follow [INFOGRAPHIC]

We know that Thais love Instagram – and, for some reason, using the photo-sharing app to photograph Suvarnabhumi airport more than any oth...

  • May 10, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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