Posts Categorized: Social Media


comnico

Social Media in Japan: In Conversation with Comnico

Facebook recently topped the 5 million user mark in Japan, and its rapid growth in the country has the attention of not only individual user...

  • October 31, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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chen-shiqu

Social Media Helps Chinese Police Solve Kidnapping Cases

China has a serious problem with child kidnapping (full disclosure: I’m making a film about it from the perspective of parents whoR...

  • October 28, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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pandaren-script

WoW’s New Expansion Angers Dumb Chinese Nationalists

It’s only been announced for a couple days, and it won’t be released for who-knows-how-long, but apparently some Chinese gamers ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 9:38 pm
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The Chinese Fitness App Start-Up That’s Chasing Smartphone Users

A Chinese start-up is trying to ride a new wave in health and fitness in the country with its multi-platform exercise app called Codoon. As ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 2:17 pm
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Renmo, China’s “Evil” Social Network, Revealed as a PR Stunt

When we previewed the upcoming launch of Renmo last week, which promised to be a devilish twist on social networking, we were intrigued by h...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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linkedin

LinkedIn Launches in Japan, Poised for 20 Million Users in Asia

We all knew this was coming from news earlier this year, but we were a bit taken by surprise just now to learn that LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) hel...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 5:30 pm
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hotel-sucks

Free Social Media Monitoring Tool Zeros in on Hotel Reputation Management

Hoteliers take note — Brand Karma is offering Brand Karma Express, a social media monitoring tool at zero cost. The tool tracks social men...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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India and the UK are Facebook BFFs [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. A bit of data-delving by Weste...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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TV-Time: A Chinese Start-Up Aims to Make Watching TV More Social

Watching TV is almost always an anti-social activity – but one Chinese start-up wants to change that, and is building a social network...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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blogging hard

Talking Blogging in Indonesia: Why Content is Still King

At IDblognetwork’s blogger event, aka Kopdar Blogger Nusantara, I just spoke with a group of enthusiastic Indonesian bloggers on how our A...

  • October 29, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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J. R. Smith

NBA Player J.R. Smith Not a Fan of Chinese Net Censorship

As the NBA lockout continues on, shooting guard J.R. Smith is spending his time in China, having recently signed with Zhejiang of the China ...

  • October 27, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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Corporate Use of Social Media Across Asia [INFOGRAPHIC]

Burson Marsteller (BM) has just released its 'Asia-Pacific Corporate Social Media Study' for 2011, giving insights – and infographics – ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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smiley

Group-Messaging App KakaoTalk, with 25 Mil Users, Leads the Way for Korean Start-Ups

Korea-based Kakao Corp is one of the companies who received investment from A-Fund yesterday. The app development start-up made its name wit...

  • October 22, 2011
  • at 6:50 pm
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facebook-qq

New Social Media Insights for Retailers in Asia [REPORT]

Simon Kemp of We Are Social Singapore sent us along an interesting report on the role of social media in retail in the Asia Pacific region. ...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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youtube-singapore

YouTube Officially Launches in Singapore

Thanks to the folks over at ZDNet for pointing out that YouTube has just launched a localized Singapore site (with a very sharp logo, see ri...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 1:25 pm
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360Buy Announces its 100 Millionth Order, Thanks Social Media

360buy – also known as Jingdong Mall – is now China’s second largest B2C online market place. Yesterday afternoon, 360buy anno...

  • October 20, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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sony-tablets

McKinsey: Japan ‘Downright Slow’ Adopting New Technologies

Research firm McKinsey published an interesting report recently summarizing a survey that showed the digital habits of 5000 people across ei...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Ogilvy’s ‘Social Media Equivalents’ in China 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ogilvy’s Asia Pacific arm has recent republished its ‘China Social Media Equivalants’ chart. There are a couple of interesting updates...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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