Posts Tagged: Facebook


Despite Facebook’s current lead in Southeast Asia, the real question is: how long will it last?

With smartphone usage growing in Southeast Asia, it’s safe to say that people are now growing more dependent on mobile apps. Of all apps,,...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 4:30 pm
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Vietnam’s Facebook penetration hits over 70%, adding 14 million users in one year

Facebook penetration across Asia is staggering, and arguably the most staggering is Vietnam. It's the leader in the region.

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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How Asia’s messaging apps will blossom as mobile platforms

Joshua Kevin is a former blogger at Tech in Asia and former community manager at KakaoTalk Indonesia. Now, he’s working on his own startup...

  • September 17, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Pakistan startups

Breaking down Pakistan’s mobile Facebook users (INFOGRAPHIC)

Facebook is big in Pakistan. And as a the smartphone revolution continues, more and more of the country’s 10-million-plus Facebook use...

  • September 10, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Kawo localizes your social media campaign for China

Kawo takes the content from your western social media – Facebook and Twitter – and puts it on Chinese social media – Weibo and Renren.

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 11:35 am
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Qraving food? Find the tastiest food in Jakarta with Qraved

Find a good place to eat in Indonesia’s capital and share the pictures of your favourite foods – that’s the idea behind Qraved, a ...

  • August 27, 2013
  • at 12:50 pm
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Official ‘Indonesia.Travel’ tourism site plans expansion, will add hotel booking

Indonesia.Travel is the official tourism website run by Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy since 2009. Potential tourist...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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selfie protests

In the Philippines, selfies become a form of protest

Have you ever heard of a “selfie”? For those who haven’t, it’s a photo you might take of yourself with your smartphone, generally in...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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No need for alarm, Facebook is doing fine in Japan with 21 million active users

Every once in a while, I see alarmist tweets or reports that indicate the number of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) users in a certain territory has "d...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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No, China is NOT unblocking Facebook (or anything else) in Shanghai free trade zone

Recently, rumor had it that China’s plans for a “free trade zone” in Shanghai would lead to the unblocking of Facebook and...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 12:43 am
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China’s Facebook ban to be removed in Shanghai’s free-trade zone

China will lift its ban on sensitive international websites like Facebook, Twitter, and the New York Times within the perimeters of Shanghai...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Facebook COO in China

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg in Beijing, meets Chinese web official

While everyone’s been busy drooling/pontificating over the new iPhones, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) COO Sheryl Sandberg has been busy in Beij...

  • September 11, 2013
  • at 9:20 pm
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Facebook users in Thailand grew by 33% in 3 months to 24 million users (INFOGRAPHIC)

Bangkok-based digital agency EdgeAsia has come up with an infographic on the number and behavior of Thai people online. There’s a strong...

  • September 6, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Invictus Gaming

Impostor accounts scamming Dota fans by pretending to be famous teams like Invictus Gaming

Fake Invictus Gaming page is becoming annoying and has a negative effect says the real Invictus Gaming.

  • August 31, 2013
  • at 1:03 am
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Victim of a bribe request? Post it on Bribespot Thailand

Have you ever bribed a police officer? Have you ever been requested to pay a bribe in order to get something done? Or have you ever encount...

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 6:35 pm
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Americans may be unhappy because of Facebook, but Asians definitely are not

In a recent study from social scientists, Facebook has been shown to make people unhappy. But that reality just isn't here in Asia yet. Here...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Thailand’s first second screen application Chatterbox brings TV addicts to brands and broadcasters

I’m one of those girls who loves to have a pajama night with my girlfriends watching our favorite shows together and judging them or just ...

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Facebook users in India, 2013

Facebook now has 82 million users in India, 75% access it from phones

Kevin D’souza, Facebook’s country growth manager in India, has revealed that Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) now has 82 million active users in Ind...

  • August 14, 2013
  • at 12:55 pm
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