Posts Tagged: instagram

Instagram appears to be blocked in Pakistan

Instagram appears to be blocked in Pakistan, uproar hits Twitter (UPDATE: it’s back)

People in Pakistan are waking up to find Instagram is blocked in the country.

  • August 29, 2014
  • at 12:50 pm
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Thailand social media stats: 28 million on Facebook, 4.5 million on Twitter, 1.7 million on Instagram

Thailand has 28 million Facebook users, growing 53 percent faster than the previous year. That makes Thailand Facebook’s ninth biggest cou...

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 7:12 pm
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IMGembed 85% of images online go unsourced

85% of images online go unsourced, here’s how this startup wants to fix it

A tremendous volume of images go online each day. Yet almost 85 percent of these images go uncredited. Here's how this startup wants to fix ...

  • April 17, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Miss Indonesia pageant crowns beauties for being savvy with WeChat, YouTube, and social media

The Miss Online category was first introduced in 2011 by organizer MNC Media, while the other two titles were introduced this year.

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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2013 was a year of booming social e-commerce in Thailand

2013 was a year of booming e-commerce in Thailand. Thanks to more 3G coverage, the 131 percent mobile penetration rate, and about 52 million...

  • December 27, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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New app wants you to see the big picture, brings Instagram to iPad

Instagram is big in Asia. It’s even bigger in Thailand. The number one most Instagrammed spot in the world is Siam Paragon mall in Bangkok...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Meet 500Trends, a social e-commerce site with flavors of Amazon, Pinterest, and Instagram

Lots of startups around the world have combined e-commerce with social elements, hoping that person-to-person engagement can entice users to...

  • November 18, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Foodshot, a sleek Instagram for food lovers from Vietnam

Vietnam's got a host of very sleek designers and they're finally rising up into the spotlight with cool foodie apps like Foodshot.

  • August 28, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Nokia Counts on Thais’ Love of Photos To Build Awareness For Lumia 925

Nokia launched its Lumia 925 phone along with a social marketing campaign dubbed “See More Thailand” yesterday in Thailand. The Nokia Lu...

  • July 25, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Following disruption of other foreign services, Instagram mysteriously disappears from China’s Android app stores [UPDATED]

In the latest development among a trickling of disruptions on China’s internet, popular photo-sharing app Instagram appears to be no ...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 9:22 pm
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Flea market app 10sec gets funding ahead of launch

Flea market app 10sec gets funding ahead of launch

10sec hasn’t even launched yet, but the startup behind the social flea market app has just wrapped up its second funding round.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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Thailand continues Instagram love affair as it reaches 1.5 million users (INFOGRAPHIC)

We love social media in Thailand. There are 24 million users on Facebook. The country’s Twitter activity increased last year. On Instagram...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 11:24 am
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Indonesia’s Shopious pivots from traditional e-store to Instagram-based fashion store aggregator

The transformation began in October. Previously, Shopious was a platform that let merchants create fashion stores on the Shopious website, s...

  • February 3, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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5 ways that social media rocked the Philippines in 2013

Facebook is still growing in Asia with over 351 million active users at the last count. The Philippines, contributes more than 30 million...

  • December 20, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Instagram in Thailand

Thanks to Thailand’s snap-happy Instagrammers, one Bangkok mall is Instagram’s most photographed place in 2013

There are about 1.4 million Instagram users in Thailand, and they are the world’s most snap-happy Instagrammers. Instagram has just reveal...

  • December 13, 2013
  • at 9:49 pm
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Suptargrams: Celebrity stalking made easy

There’s no shame in stalking. We all have done it on Facebook with our exes, our friends, or old classmates. Don’t be shy, just admit it...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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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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Thais Are Even More Addicted to Social Media This Year, Research Shows

With 18 million Thai users on Facebook, it makes the country the 16th biggest country in the world on Facebook. Bangkok is the city with the...

  • July 22, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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