Posts Categorized: Social Media

Top 10 Fan Pages: See Who is Rocking it on Facebook in Singapore

What can we learn by looking at Singapore’s best Facebook pages? How have they managed to capture so many fans?

  • January 3, 2012
  • at 10:40 am
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Snap It, Tag It, Share It With China’s First Travel Journal App, Coming Soon

A Beijing-based startup is about to roll-out its travel journal-style service and an accompanying iPhone app – called AoYouJi – which’...

  • December 29, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Yi Xia: Video-Sharing On-The-Move for iOS and Android

I’ve said before that mobile video-sharing apps – especially ones with lots of filters and special-effects – could be big ...

  • December 28, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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How to See What’s Trending on Sina Weibo Without Speaking Chinese

Sina Weibo is the much-talked about Chinese microblogging platform which now has about 250 million users. But language barriers can make it ...

  • December 27, 2011
  • at 7:30 pm
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Singapore’s Social, Smartphone-Luvvin’ Citizens [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Singapore has always punched a...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Renren Users: Change Your Passwords!

Net rumors today continue to suggest that the massive hacks we reported on yesterday may also have affected social networking sites like Ren...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Tencent Weibo to Join in Real-Name Requirement for Microblogs

After the announcement that Beijing authorities had mandated real-name registration for Beijing microblogs, there was some speculation that ...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 11:25 am
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Sina Weibo Adds LBS Features to Mobile Apps, Feels Like an Invasion of Privacy

Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) has added some location-based services (LBS) to the mobile apps for its microblogging platform, Weibo. A new update to bo...

  • December 21, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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New Microblog Regulations Not All Bad for Chinese Netizens

Many Internet analysts view the new regulations in a negative light. They feel that as a result of the new regulations, the number of microb...

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 10:55 pm
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Our 10 Most Popular Posts from 2011

I confess I was never really one for watching analytics, but the numbers are a good indication of what kind of stories people seem to enjoy....

  • December 29, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Japanese Voice App Hits 10 Million Users in First 6 Months, Claims Faster Start than Facebook

Back in October we told you about how Naver Japan’s mobile messenger app ‘Line’ had hit two million downloads in its first...

  • December 28, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Tweet for McNuggets: Chinese Startup Offers Social Marketing Rewards

A Chinese startup named Guohe is getting netizens to engage in online social marketing ostensibly for no money – and giving them ̶...

  • December 28, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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DeNA Establishes Gaming Partnership with Chinese SNS Kaixin001

The folks over at Japanese social gaming giant DeNA (TYO:2432) just made their holidays a little bit happier by announcing a partnership wit...

  • December 26, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Softbank Pulls the Plug on Myspace Joint Venture in Japan

After originally partnering with News Corp to launch Myspace Japan back in 2006, Softbank is now giving up on that joint venture says Reuter...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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Hello Boy Scouts: Foursquare Introduces Lion City Badge For Singapore

Finally, right? Singaporeans love Foursquare so much that the location-based network now has a dedicated badge for them. It’s simple to ge...

  • December 23, 2011
  • at 1:54 pm
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Japan and Korea Rule the Internet, Facebook Taking Full Advantage

Singapore’s WeAreSocial has whipped up two new reports on the internet in Asia, this time featuring Japan and Korea. For anyone lookin...

  • December 22, 2011
  • at 10:40 am
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Web, Smartphones, and Social Media are Thriving in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Across Asia, countries seem to...

  • December 20, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Momo: Yet Another Chinese Find-and-Flirt Mobile App

One of this year’s most prevalent trends among startups in China has been for sexy-looking location-based apps that help you chat R...

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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