Posts Tagged: NHN Japan

Line now has 400 million registered users

Line hits two new highs – 400 million registered users, 10 billion messages sent per day

Japan-made messaging app Line revealed today that it now has 400 million registered users. While the app is most popular in Japan, it boasts...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 12:01 pm
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Line Band app

Line Hunts Down Path As ‘Line Band’ App Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Remember Line Band, the extended social network for users of the smash-hit messaging app Line? Today NHN Japan has revealed that Line Band h...

  • July 31, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Line News app launches

Not Content With Social Domination, Line Launches a News App

Korean-Japanese social messaging service Line is not so much a single app as it is a media empire. With Line-branded social gaming, a Line C...

  • July 18, 2013
  • at 4:52 pm
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The Growth Story and Future of Mobile Chat App Giant LINE

Popular mobile messaging chat app LINE was created by NHN Japan inspired by the tragic earthquake that happened in Japan in 2011. When SMS a...

  • May 15, 2013
  • at 9:08 pm
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Line’s Kawaii Characters Become Animated TV Series in Japan

NHN Japan’s Line mobile messaging app has hit over 120 million users so far. You may or may not agree but I do think its cutesy charac...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 9:32 am
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Line Band app

Line Launches a New Social Network to Challenge Path, Facebook

The Japan-made messaging app Line is once again challenging Facebook, this time by adding a mini social network for its 100 million-plus use...

  • February 20, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Growing Faster than Facebook and Twitter: Key Highlights for Japan’s Line App [Infographic]

Now boasting more than 100 million users on its Line mobile chat app, NHN Japan has released an infographic to commemorate the occasion. Inc...

  • January 25, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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NHN Japan’s Line Chat App Passes 100 Million Users

As we mentioned in our post yesterday, NHN Japan’s Line application has been slowly creeping up on the impressive milestone of 100 mil...

  • January 18, 2013
  • at 1:50 pm
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Japan’s Line Chat App Wants to Reach 300 Million Users in 2013

It was a pretty big year for NHN Japan and its Line chat application in 2012. And according to a Taiwanese news report, the company plans to...

  • January 9, 2013
  • at 10:40 am
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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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Line Hits 200 Million Users, Adding 100 Million in Just 6 Months

Japan-based chat app Line has crossed another major milestone today, reaching 200 million users. That is huge growth considering that Line j...

  • July 23, 2013
  • at 11:41 am
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LIne ebooks

Line Appeals to Bookworms With New ‘Line Novel’ E-Books Portal

The Line juggernaut continues today with the app’s makers, NHN, adding free e-books within the social messaging app. While this doesn&...

  • June 4, 2013
  • at 9:45 pm
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Line 150 million users

Line is Growing Faster Than Ever, Now Up to 150 Million Users

Far from nearing a saturation point, the messaging app Line is actually growing faster than ever. Having previously taken nearly seven month...

  • May 1, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Line app monetization

Line App to Hit Nokia Asha Phones in March, Keen to Chat Up Emerging Markets

Japan-made messaging app Line is keen to chat up users in emerging markets by launching a version of its app for the budget Nokia Asha phone...

  • February 26, 2013
  • at 12:59 pm
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Line spin-off as Line Corp

NHN Japan Focuses on its Chat App With “Line Corp” Spin-Off Company

Regular readers will know that the messaging app Line now has over 100 million registered users. That makes it hugely important to its maker...

  • February 7, 2013
  • at 2:15 pm
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NHN Japan’s Casual Games Continue to Kill it on Line

More milestones for NHN Japan and its Line chat app, which is continuing to prove its worth as a game platform. After the company passed the...

  • January 24, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Snoop Dogg promotes Line app

With Stickers and Shout-Outs, Snoop Dogg Helps Push Line App in the US

Line app experienced crazy growth last year, and looks set to surpass 100 million global users sometime this month. To hit that milestone, a...

  • January 16, 2013
  • at 1:40 pm
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Japanese Mobile Social Gaming: 2012 in Review

It has been a pretty busy year in the mobile space in Japan. While the prevailing narrative in most western media has been the demise of Jap...

  • January 4, 2013
  • at 4:35 pm
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