Posts Tagged: Douban

WeChat, Line, and KakaoTalk for social marketing

WeChat and Line Are Now Asia’s Fastest-Growing Platforms For Social Marketing

Facebook is not, of course, the only destination for brands looking to engage with consumers. While Facebook has 339 million monthly active ...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 3:05 pm
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Check Out the Numbers on China’s Top 10 Social Media Sites (Infographic)

With an estimated 597 million people active on social media in China, the country’s top 10 sites actually have a staggering 3.2 billion in...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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DoubanFM paid music streaming

Chinese Social Network Douban Rolls Out Paid Music Streaming Subscriptions

We recently wrote about how 2013 was likely to be the year that China faced up to paid music subscriptions. And, lo and behold, yesterday Do...

  • January 8, 2013
  • at 4:15 pm
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Rumor: Douban Losing High Level Employees to Startups [UPDATED]

TechWeb is reporting that according to its internal sources, Chinese artsy social networking site Douban has been experiencing an unusually ...

  • August 17, 2012
  • at 4:00 am
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Apple Seems to Have Tweaked App Store Ranking Algorithm, Many Chinese Apps Plunge

A report from a Chinese news site suggests that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has adjusted its ranking rules and algorithm for the iTunes App Store in...

  • March 28, 2012
  • at 2:30 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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Alphatown, China’s Hippest Virtual City and Social Game

Alphatown is a social network and virtual community created in real-time by its users. It was developed by Douban – now China’s ...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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China Digest: Douban series C funding rumor, Wei Search and more

Here are some interesting startup news from China, not only in its capital, Beijing, but also other startup hubs such as Shanghai, Hong Kong...

  • August 15, 2011
  • at 11:58 am
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Chinese LBS Duijiao Lets you Check-in, Follow, and Discuss Locations

The Chinese start-up has launched its own location-based service (LBS) and social network called DuiJiao. It comes with some surp...

  • July 11, 2011
  • at 10:00 am
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Douban User Accounts Hacked, Used to Inflate the Rating of a Crappy Movie

When Douban user “jenny_junyi” woke up last Sunday, she found a surprise waiting for her in her Douban account. Overnight, she h...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Chinese tech IPOs in 2013

9 Likely Chinese Tech IPOs in 2013

2011 saw economic turmoil and financial scandals that led to only two Chinese tech companies venturing to IPO in 2012. But 2013 is looking u...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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This is How Luxury Brands Do Awesome Social Media Marketing in China in 2012

China’s online market is vast and growing at an insane rate – Chinese e-commerce sales are projected to triple from now to 2015 ...

  • December 19, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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The Rise of Social Media in China, With All-New User Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Here’s a useful infograp...

  • May 30, 2012
  • at 4:21 pm
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Douban Launches Ebook Store, Reading is the New Rock ‘n’ Roll, the Chinese social media site that’s focused around hobbies such as music, movies and reading, has today launched an ebook sto...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 11:50 am
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douban search engine

Doucr: A Fan-made Douban Search Engine

When speaking about innovation and pleasing design on the Chinese web, the hobbies-based social network Douban is probably the company that ...

  • November 15, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Report: Pandora Prepping a Move Into China, Looking for Local CEO

The streaming subscription music service Pandora (NYSE:P) is reportedly head-hunting a capable China-area CEO ahead of a Pandora service lau...

  • September 20, 2011
  • at 10:55 am
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Baidu Browser Launches, with Web Apps and a Change of Clothes [REVIEW]

Baidu has launched a web browser for Windows computers that’s focused on web apps and easy customization. Running on XP, Vista, or Win...

  • July 19, 2011
  • at 10:30 am
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