Posts Categorized: Social Media



Social and Mobile, This is How India Enjoys the Internet [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. India and China are often ment...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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AKB48 Now on Google

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Circle: AKB48 Members Join Google+

Thanks to Asiajin for pointing out that Google+ has just been invaded by famous Japanese pop idols AKB48, as well as their lesser known (at ...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Is Alibaba Group Looking at Social e-Commerce?

Social networking site Laiwang.com has many observers all excited about Alibaba Group’s next move. As I said in my last article, Jack ...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 9:58 pm
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MiniGames: A Review of Sina Weibo’s Toy Legion

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

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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With 4 Million Users, Is TuDing the Closest to Being China’s Instagram?

The inevitable rush to build an Instagram-like photo-sharing app that’s localized for China has resulted in a nice, wide variety of ap...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Flipboard Coming to China, Teams Up With Sina and Renren [PICS]

Earlier this year you may recall that everyone’s favorite iPad reading app Flipboard was blocked in China. But apparently the GFW ain&...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 3:08 pm
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China’s Smartphone Owners Can Now Read It Later, With iKeepU App

A Chinese startup claims to have created the country’s first Instapaper/Read It Later type of cloud-powered page sync service – ...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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Alibaba Group: Laiwang is a Social Networking Product and is Currently Under Beta Testing

There’s already quite a lot of buzz in the Chinese media that Alibaba Group is building a social network called Laiwang. There’s a minim...

  • December 2, 2011
  • at 8:08 pm
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Weyup: for China’s Day-Trippers to Compare Notes, Ask Questions [UPDATED: It's a Clone]

[UPDATE, 12/02: I've been emailed by the folks at Gogobot.com who point out that Weyup is a pretty shameless, pixel-by-pixel rip-off of its ...

  • December 1, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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MusicYun is the Chinese Music Streaming Service With Its Head in the Cloud

Streaming music from the cloud is no longer such a wonderment – but a Chinese music service that also lets you upload and share your o...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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Better Late Than Never, Kaixin Gets Its Own Stylish Photo-Sharing App

Oh, great… another photo-sharing app with lots of filters. We haven’t reviewed one of those for, like, 24 hours. Yes, Kaixin001,...

  • December 8, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Funky Photo-Filter App Vida Brings the Photo-Grunging to Android As Well As iPhone

The Chinese startup Vida has launched an Android version of its photo-sharing app, giving it a cross-platform cousin to its iPhone variant. ...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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If You Feel Like an LG Optimus, Go and Brush Your Shoulders Off

So I received an email announcement this morning about LG’s (SEO:003550) social Christmas promotion, which gives users a chance to win...

  • December 7, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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Indonesian Gaming Studio Hits Android, iOS, and Mig33 With 2 New Social Games

The Indonesian startup and game developer, NightSpade, is having a busy week, having just released two new games to different markets. The &...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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The Ubiquity of Social Media and E-Commerce in China [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Asia-oriented branding and PR agency We Are Social has just released its report on all that’s happening in social, digital, and mobile...

  • December 6, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Leaked Photos Suggest Tencent Prepping a Skype-Like App

Photos of a presentation purport to show a secret, upcoming Tencent (HKG:0700) product called Free Talk, which would be a Skype-like VoiP se...

  • December 2, 2011
  • at 10:38 pm
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Tudou Sets Up Animation Studio, Aims at Pixar

The Chinese video-sharing site Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO) has said it will increase its investment in the animation industry in China – and h...

  • December 2, 2011
  • at 3:05 pm
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LinkedIn Now in 3 New Languages: Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, and Korean

Update: We asked why LinkedIn has decided to go with Indonesian, Bahasa Malaysia, and Korean first. And here’s the team’s take: ...

  • December 1, 2011
  • at 4:11 pm
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