Posts Tagged: NHN

Line adds a new theme store

Line gets colorful, adds new theme store in updated Android app

Messaging app Line has updated to v4.0 on Android, but it hasn’t resulted in a much-needed visual update for the old-looking app. Inst...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 5:02 pm
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A timeline of Line and its branded stickers in Thailand (Infographic)

There are 18 million Line users in Thailand, making it the messaging app’s top country outside of its home nation, Japan. This lastest num...

  • October 8, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Line says there’s no official request from Thai government to investigate chats

At yesterday’s annual event for NHN’s popular messaging app, Line, it was annouced that Thailand, with 18 million users, is the second l...

  • August 22, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Line Reveals Latest Financial Figures, 53% Of Revenue From In-Game Purchases

Popular messaging app Line was spun off as a subsidiary of NHN (KRX:035420) earlier this year, which means we’re going to get quarterly fi...

  • August 8, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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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 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 Officially Launches in India With New TV Ads

Line Officially Launches in India With New TV Ads (VIDEO)

Japan-made Line app is weighing in to the social messaging app battle in India by officially launching in the country with the aid of two ne...

  • July 1, 2013
  • at 10:57 pm
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Japanese Netizens Have Fun Impersonating Line’s Cartoony Characters [PICS]

Japan-made social messaging app Line sees about 70 percent of users outside of Japan, which is a good rate of global expansion. But the most...

  • June 3, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Line Hits 16 Million Users in Taiwan

In a 36kr interview with Frank (no last name was provided) who is in charge of Line expansion into the Chinese market, we got to learn that ...

  • May 24, 2013
  • at 10:34 pm
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Line dives into e-commerce as it recruits Japanese sellers for upcoming Line Mall app

Yesterday Line, the popular Japanese messaging app, announced that it will prepare for the public launch of its upcoming (and long anticipat...

  • November 8, 2013
  • at 12:38 pm
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Line considering an IPO to boost global expansion

Line recently surpassed 230 million users worldwide, and says 300 million would be the threshold for an IPO.

  • August 23, 2013
  • at 11:51 am
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What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Line? (VIDEO)

Here's our recap of our first ever Tech in Asia Meetup in Taipei, featuring Craig Chen from LINE Taiwan.

  • August 15, 2013
  • at 3:36 pm
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Fish Island Review: Fishing Like a Pro With One Finger

After seeing great results over in Korea with more than three million downloads, NHN Singapore recently published Fish Island for Southeast ...

  • August 2, 2013
  • at 8:35 pm
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Line Officially Launches in India With New TV Ads

Line: We’ve Added 5 Million New Users in India Since Rolling Out TV Ads

At the start of this month we noted that NHN’s smash-hit social messaging app Line had rolled out TV adverts in India. So how’s that goi...

  • July 24, 2013
  • at 12:55 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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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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Vietnam’s All About Hacking in June: StartMeUp Hackday In Ho Chi Minh city

Vietnam is currently experiencing an onslaught of hackathons. With Startup Weekend Hanoi on June 16th, M:Lab’s competition last week, and ...

  • May 28, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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Line app censors Chinese words

Line App is Primed and Ready to Censor Politically Sensitive Chinese Words

A few months ago we spotted that Tencent’s WeChat app was censoring certain ‘sensitive’ political words. That turned out to be tempora...

  • May 21, 2013
  • at 11:28 am
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