Posts Categorized: Social Media


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Chinese Police Crack Down on Cybercrime, Tianya, Sohu, Baidu BBS Services Implicated

China’s police are on the back end of a three-month long crackdown on cybercrime, and apparently, they’ve found an awful lot of ...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Made-in-China Mobile Browser Takes off in India

China’s social media and online gaming giant Tencent (HKG:0700) has a stake in India’s largest gaming site Ibibo, and thus was b...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 9:13 pm
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Chinese Academy of Social Sciences: ‘Real Name’ Weibo Isn’t A Viable Solution

The real name requirements for Weibo in China is about to get realer. On March 16, 2012, all Twitter-like service providers in China need pe...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Ctrip Robot Answers Your Travel Queries on Sina Weibo

The Chinese travel e-commerce site Ctrip (NASDAQ:CTRP) has a new team member – a microblogging ‘robot’ that can reply to u...

  • February 20, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Japan’s Freco Lets You Share and Discover Interesting Places with Like-minded People

Earlier this week, Tokyo-based startup Kaditt introduced an iPhone app (available in English and Japanese) that allows users to discover pl...

  • February 17, 2012
  • at 12:45 pm
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Octopost Automates and Analyzes Your Facebook Content Updates

As a Facebook page owner, one common problem you might face is content drought. You know you have to come out with content for your fans but...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 9:56 am
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How a Singapore iPhone Repair Shop Does Customer Service on Facebook

I was having a problem with my iPhone 4S yesterday and was looking for a way to get it fixed. (It’s sad that Apple doesn’t have an offic...

  • February 15, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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Votodo: To Do Lists Get Social, Active

‘To do’ lists can be a quite a chore for some people, and are not the kind of things that we share. But the Indian startup Votod...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 2:18 pm
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Malaysia Social Media Week

Malaysia Social Media Week Set to Celebrate Online Communities

Starting today and running until February 17th, Malaysia Social Media Week 2012 is the first event of its kind. Social media is a pivotal pa...

  • February 13, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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Tudou Reveals New User Numbers, Says It’s the Video King of Weibo

In newly-released numbers from Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO), China’s second-largest video-streaming site, it claims to be the king of video vie...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 11:46 am
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MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s ‘One and One Story’

In a bid to monetize its user-friendly but financially dragging giant, Sina recently imbued its Weibo microblogging platform with its own c...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 7:00 pm
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One Day After Deadline, Tuanbao’s New Services Still Missing

Tuanbao, the group buy clone that snagged the Groupon.cn domain before Groupon could, is in trouble. That much has been clear for a while. B...

  • February 21, 2012
  • at 10:45 am
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Chinese Video Streaming Site Gets Tiny Penalty After Pirating Ultraman

One of China’s leading video-streaming sites, PPTV, has been ordered to pay fines by a court after it effectively pirated the Japanese...

  • February 17, 2012
  • at 4:26 pm
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5 Features in Mac OS 10.8 That Apple Has Added for Chinese Users

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has just released an early preview of its next version of Mac OS X, which will be called Mountain Lion. Along with a bun...

  • February 16, 2012
  • at 11:15 pm
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Youku Launches a Video Recording App, Wants You to be a Citizen Journalist

China’s biggest video-sharing site, Youku (NYSE:YOKU), has today launched a standalone app for iPhone and Android just for recording a...

  • February 15, 2012
  • at 4:55 pm
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Kaixin Reveals User Numbers, Rising Profit

The Chinese social network Kaixin has announced its 2011 results – and despite a rough year that saw folks move towards using Weibo ra...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Experian Hitwise Says Singaporeans Are Facebook, Apple, and Groupon Lovers

Where do Singaporeans go on the web? For social networking it is Facebook. For gadgets, Apple. And for deals, it’s Groupon. Experian Hitwi...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 1:18 pm
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What Do You Do When Tencent Copies? Here Are 10 Ways a Startup Can Beat the Giant

Some of you might have read this article where it quotes Stephen Bell, a Shanghai-based partner at Trinity Ventures, who says he hears this ...

  • February 13, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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