Posts Tagged: Facebook



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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Startup Ships You Cool Japanese Toys for a Monthly Subscription

Sugo Toys Japan is a new service that allows users to buy a new toy from Japan each month. It capitalizes on the popularity of Japanese mang...

  • July 26, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
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China’s Tencent Sees Market Cap Hit $66 Billion, Passes Facebook [UPDATED: Not Yet!]

Mark your calendars: China’s social media giant has surpassed America’s leader in terms of the total value of their shares. Yes,...

  • July 19, 2012
  • at 4:38 pm
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Report: Asia Now Has 1 Billion Web Users, And This is What They Do Online

Asia now has more than one billion internet users – or 1.016 billion, to be precise – who amount to 46 percent of the world̵...

  • July 10, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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FriendPix Lets You Browse Facebook Photos, All in One App

Made in Japan, FriendPix is an Android app that pulls all your friends’ Facebook photos for easy browsing in one single app. Sure, we ...

  • June 29, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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The Instagram Business Model

“Product first, money later.” This is one of the many lessons highlighted in the book Facebook Effect. I still believe in that s...

  • June 28, 2012
  • at 9:08 am
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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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Single No More with Break The Ice App

I don’t believe in finding true love in clubs, when you’re probably too intoxicated to make out how the other party looks under dim ...

  • July 20, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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25% of Facebook Users Live in APAC [INFOGRAPHIC]

Even if it’s blocked in China, Facebook has a lot of users in Asia. In fact, users in the Asia-Pacific region (that includes Australia...

  • July 17, 2012
  • at 10:06 pm
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With Eyes on Asia, Facebook Invests in Underwater Net Cable

Facebook is looking to boost the internet speed in Asia-Pacific countries by investing in the Asia Pacific Gateway. That’s a 6,214-mile un...

  • July 6, 2012
  • at 4:23 pm
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Facebook Showing Solid Growth in Japan and Korea

New figures from Nielsen/NetRatings indicate that Facebook’s (NASDAQ:FB) reach is extending among Japanese and Korean markets. Their n...

  • June 28, 2012
  • at 1:50 pm
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Can You Measure Happiness? Freehap App Aims to Do So

Wanna be happy? There’s an app for that. Well not exactly, but an app with the ambitious goal of making the world a happier place has ...

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 9:15 pm
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