Posts Categorized: Social Media



Chinese Dating Site Implements Real Name Policy, Kills Your Amusing Nickname

Starting today, the Chinese dating website Baihe.com is requiring new users to register their real name upon signup, which will be verified ...

  • December 15, 2011
  • at 12:01 pm
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LinkedIn Advises Users to Banish CV Buzzwords – Here’s Your Top 10, Singapore [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Motivated. Dynamic. Innovative...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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Who Needs PCs? Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos Opt For the Mobile Web [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos ar...

  • December 12, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Entrepreneur Hopes Sharing Videos From Smartphones is Next Big Thing

The former CTO of video-streaming sites Tudou (NASDAQ:TUDO) and Ku6 has reinvented himself as an entrepreneur, and now has his first app ava...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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5 Ways Twitter’s New Redesign Makes It More Like Sina Weibo

Twitter’s slick new redesign has brought it – visually and practically – closer to China’s most dynamic microbloggin...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 3:00 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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Renren Takes Its Social Games Mobile, Landing on iOS

The Chinese social network Renren (NYSE:RENN) has released its World War II real-time strategy game Iron Marshal onto iOS – taking it ...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 10:12 pm
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The Year in Sina Weibo Topics: Will Weibo Stay Political?

As the year draws to a close, people are beginning the retrospectives and looks back that will soon cover the entire internet like a big, bo...

  • December 14, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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CEO Says Tianya ready to IPO, Just Waiting for the Right Time

Tianya is part of China’s internet old school, a news portal/BBS forum that was the hottest thing going in the days before social netw...

  • December 12, 2011
  • at 3:00 pm
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Dentsu Partners with Japan Post to Send Christmas Cards Via Facebook

Japanese advertising giant Dentsu (TYO: 4324) has partnered with Japan Post Service Co. Ltd. to develop a Facebook page/app which enables us...

  • December 9, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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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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