Posts Tagged: Facebook


The Story Behind Renren, China’s Facebook-ish Social Network

Renren, China’s largest Facebook-ish social network, has a long and complex history which probably not more than a handful of people h...

  • September 18, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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WeChat App Adds Integration with Twitter and Facebook as It Goes Global

The Chinese-made messaging app WeChat – which boasts over 100 million registered users – has seen an update to its iPhone app to...

  • September 5, 2012
  • at 10:10 pm
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Rise of Asian Chat Apps Threaten Facebook on Mobile

A new report from the folks over at Distimo looks at which mobile social networks are doing well around the world, and specifically which ne...

  • August 31, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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HireRabbit Builds Recruitment Page on Facebook, Has Over 100 Corporate Testers

HireRabbit is a Bangalore-based startup that helps companies build recruitment pages on Facebook. Using HireRabbit, users can easily build a...

  • August 24, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Thai Tech Round-Up [20 August, 2012]

We are back with the third issue of the Thai tech round-up, courtesy of Thumbsup, this week focusing on apps and gaming. First Line app stic...

  • August 20, 2012
  • at 12:10 pm
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A Well-Kept Secret: China’s Tencent Has Games on Facebook, Doing Well

The fact that Facebook is inaccessible in China is not stopping the nation’s biggest web company, Tencent (HKG:0700), from getting onb...

  • August 14, 2012
  • at 3:01 pm
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Renren and Facebook Both Post Net Losses: Does This Spell Trouble for Social Media?

Facebook’s post-IPO doldrums have been the talk of the town in international tech circles, and the company’s posting a net loss ...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 5:46 am
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Tokyo Startup Builds a Better Facebook App

Tokyo’s Wondershake is a startup best known for having developed a remarkable LBS smartphone app. It has raised a total of more than $...

  • August 5, 2012
  • at 3:41 pm
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Everyone has a Facebook agony aunt; SocialKit tells you who it is

Like real life, every friend on Facebook plays a different role. There’s the Talkative One, the Quiet Admirer, the Agony Aunt, the Win...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 2:48 pm
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CEO and founder of TMG, Alvin Yap

Alvin Yap Talks about Monetizing the Feature Phone Industry [INTERVIEW]

Readers may recall when we discussed feature phone business opportunities in Indonesia with Andy Zain. Continuing that discussion, we spoke ...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 5:04 pm
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The Biggest Brands on Social Media in Southeast Asia [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media marketing is something that brands need to do right – especially as it’s often a shortcut to the hearts and wallets...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Andy Zain Explains Why the Indonesian Feature Phone Market is Awesome

Inspired by the viral article about China’s two internets – with a divide between the elite and the grassroots – we talked to ...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 8:10 pm
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Facebook Page comments are now ads, rules Australia watchdog; makes brands liable for breaches

Australia’s industry watchdog Advertising Standards Bureau has ruled that it considers Facebook brand pages and the comments in it to ...

  • August 22, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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With “Football Saga 2″ an Indonesian Gaming Studio is Supporting the National Team

Agate Studio, a mobile gaming startup from Indonesia, has launched Football Saga 2 on Facebook. The sequel has a really important message fo...

  • August 17, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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Mysteries surround Facebook’s Asia Pacific Gateway project

The Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) is an NTT (Nippon Telephone and Telegraph)-led initiative to lay submarine cables across 12 Asian Telcos and ...

  • August 14, 2012
  • at 11:33 am
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Facebook World Hack Comes to Asia in September

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) will travel to 10 cities all around the world for its World Hack competition starting from August 23 to October 1. The ...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 5:00 pm
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From Browser to Kernel: Learn about Facebook’s cool performance tricks in Tech Talk this August

Interested in learning what drives the success of the world’s largest website? Facebook Asia-Pacific is hosting an invite-only only s...

  • July 30, 2012
  • at 2:17 pm
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Facebook Studio aims to inspire marketers to run better social media campaigns

With more than 900 million monthly active users, Facebook has the potential to be a great marketing tool. The social network hopes to build ...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 1:04 pm
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