Posts Categorized: Social Media

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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Japan’s GREE Has Big Plans for America in 2012

Furthering its already very broad expansion, Japan’s GREE (TYO:3632) announced over the weekend that it would be setting up new office...

  • February 13, 2012
  • at 1:30 pm
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Jeremy Lin Brings the ‘Linsanity’ to China’s Weibo

American-Chinese basketball player Jeremy Lin has shot to stardom in the past few days after an astonishing run of performances for the New ...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Twitmusic Wants to Disrupt Music Distribution Through Twitter

Good content goes viral on Twitter. The 2009 Hudson River plane crash news that went viral on the microblog has inspired Philippines-based T...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 11:27 am
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Strange Censorship on Sina Weibo: Bug or Conspiracy?

Crazy rumors are swirling this morning about Wang Lijun, a Chongqing vice-mayor who may or may not have attempted to enter the US embassy in...

  • February 8, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Startup Helps You Create A Customized Facebook Cover in Minutes

Ever wonder how some of your friends have created gorgeous Facebook Timeline cover images? You probably need some design skills to create a ...

  • February 7, 2012
  • at 10:08 pm
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FC2 Continues to Expand Web Services to Big Markets

We’ve recently told you about Nevada-based web services company FC2, which offers what could be the top blogging service in Japan [1],...

  • February 7, 2012
  • at 9:21 am
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Sina Weibo Holds Tudou’s Hands, Youku Still on its Own For Now

Last Friday, Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO) announced that they will be integrating on a deeper level with Sina Weibo. From now on, Sina Weibo users wh...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 8:08 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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LinkedIn Records 25 Million Users in APAC, Grew By 25 Percent

20 million was the number of LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) users in Asia Pacific (APAC) last publicly announced. Just four months later, today, the f...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Lexulous Launches On Ibibo, Get Ready to Cheat With a Dictionary

India’s largest online social gaming site, Ibibo, today has another attraction for its users – the popular word game Lexulous. S...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Japan’s Social Giants: Trends in User Numbers [CHART]

There have been a flurry of financial reports over the past week, giving us insight not only into whether or not companies are profiting, bu...

  • February 8, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Real Name Deadline for China’s Microblogs is Looming, New Users Already Way Down

We’ve known since the first week of January that real-name registration was going to be a government-mandated requirement on Chinese T...

  • February 7, 2012
  • at 10:34 pm
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As Japan Uses Bloggers For Tourism Bump, Numbers Show Korea and China are Key

A Kyodo report today gives a brief update on the Japan Foreign Ministry’s invitation to overseas bloggers to come see the parts of the...

  • February 7, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Facebook Still Looking at China as it Files for IPO

Facebook’s IPO filing this past week notes that the company is still indeed looking at China as a possible market for its popular soci...

  • February 6, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Social Marketing With Discounts Hits the Gspot

Marketing promos, especially social ones, are practically de rigeur for clued-in businesses these days, but they can be tough to implement. ...

  • February 3, 2012
  • at 3:11 pm
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