Posts Tagged: chat app

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Line seeks to emulate Hello Kitty with an empire of cute

A look at how one chat app could provide a blueprint for Japan's cultural resurgence.

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Line Game hits 300 million downloads as social gaming takes off

Check out our graph below where we chart the growth of Line and its companion app Line Game.

  • March 26, 2014
  • at 3:36 pm
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Get unlimited use of chat app Line with Singapore telco’s new prepaid plan

Singapore residents can now send messages and stickers from popular chat app Line to their friends at 40 cents a day or S$6 ($4.70) for 30 d...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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Mxit India launch

Popular South African messaging app Mxit to take on WhatsApp and WeChat in India

The popular South African mobile messaging app Mxit has launched in India today. Mxit (pronounced as ‘Mix it’) has apps for iOS, Android...

  • January 28, 2014
  • at 9:30 pm
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WeChat StoryCam Photo editing sharing

WeChat views a global audience for its new photo app, StoryCam

Yet another photo editing and sharing app, I hear you exclaim. Do we really need one? Since we love taking pictures of food, scenery, pets, ...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Line to bring pop-up store to Thailand in response to the love from its 22 million users

Back in December Japan-based messaging app Line popped up in the real world with a pop-up store in Indonesia. Now, it’s time for Thailand ...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 11:45 am
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Watch out Snapchat, BeeTalk is here to take over the sexting market

It’s almost undeniable that one of the most talked about apps of last year was Snapchat. Apart from the photo messaging app’s saucy repu...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
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Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook, adding street cred to WeChat

We’ve heard about how Facebook is losing its street cred and its teenage audience as more and more baby boomers (their parents) join the p...

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 8:09 pm
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Line 300 million

4 months after reaching 200 million, Line now has 300 million registered users

Line, the popular smartphone messaging app, has reached 300 million registered users today. The CEO of Line Corp took to Twitter to celebrat...

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 3:51 pm
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Viber has at least 100M ‘concurrent online users’ at any point in time

Viber trials WhatsApp and WeChat, but is ahead of KakaoTalk. No word on Rakuten integration yet.

  • June 11, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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3 ways WhatsApp can help Facebook grow

Spencer Ng is a client service associate director at TNS – a global market research firm. He is interested in anything digital and works o...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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11Beep app

Now a startup in Nepal has made an app like Snapchat that erases your digital footprint

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about erasable social media. Snapchat is taking the lead, and it has spawned imitators around the world....

  • January 31, 2014
  • at 11:58 am
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Now you can buy Line stickers without credit cards in Indonesia

All purchases can only be made through Line Store website. Users can type in their Telkomsel number on th...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 5:45 pm
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WeChat hopes to conquer Southeast Asia, one game at a time

It seems like the chat app competition has become a battle after all – according to WeChat, the China-based messenger will be rolling ...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 12:46 pm
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Thai telco data usage grew 300% during New Year celebrations thanks to more 3G and chat apps

We’ve just recently reported that leading Thai telco Dtac saw an increase of 175 percent in data usage from New Year’s Eve until New Yea...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Thai telco saw 175% rise in data usage on New Year’s eve compared to last year

Happy New Year everyone! I bet more than half of our readers have sent out tons of messages to loved ones wishing them a happy new year. But...

  • January 2, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Line reportedly has 14 million active users in Indonesia, will launch physical store soon

Japan-based messaging app Line reveals today that it now has 14 million active users in Indonesia.

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 4:47 pm
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Candidly app

India’s answer to Snapchat wants you and your buddies to talk Candidly

A Snapchat-like app made in India has received angel funding to help it grow. Candidly lets users share photos, doodle on them, and send voi...

  • November 22, 2013
  • at 12:51 pm
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