Posts Tagged: sns


CASS Report: China’s Microbloggers Are Young, Under-Educated, and Poor

WeChat may be the fastest-growing social service in China right now, but microblogging is still huge. But who are the users behind the keybo...

  • June 26, 2013
  • at 8:30 am
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Indian Startup DepartedLife is a Social Network for Dead People

As time goes on, it becomes clear that this whole internet thing isn’t just a passing fad. Yet somehow, as popular as social networkin...

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Hubblr Launches Out of Beta, Ready to Handle Your Social Marketing to China

Last winter we looked at Hubblr, a dashboard for global social marketing that includes support for China’s Sina Weibo as well as Twitt...

  • June 22, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Facebook Adds 20 Million New Users Across Asia as Social Media Grows Apace [INFOGRAPHIC]

A fresh snapshot of Asia’s social media landscape reveals which service dominates in each country – and it’s especially good news for ...

  • May 8, 2012
  • at 2:47 pm
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Momo App Reaches 2 Million Flirty Users, Says Some of its Couples Have Married

The location-based flirting app Momo, which we reviewed last December, has hit an impressive milestone – its user numbers have shot pa...

  • March 13, 2012
  • at 7:30 pm
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Hey Mr. Social DJ Put a Record On I Wanna Dance With My Baby

One of China’s leading music-streaming and subscription music sites, Xiami, has this week launched a clone to let its use...

  • February 24, 2012
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Kaixin Reveals User Numbers, Rising Profit

The Chinese social network Kaixin has announced its 2011 results – and despite a rough year that saw folks move towards using Weibo ra...

  • February 14, 2012
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Jeremy Lin Brings the ‘Linsanity’ to China’s Weibo

American-Chinese basketball player Jeremy Lin has shot to stardom in the past few days after an astonishing run of performances for the New ...

  • February 10, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Attack of the Pinterest Clones, as Qihoo Rolls Out Its Own

Qihoo 360 (NYSE:QIHU), the Chinese anti-virus vendor, has made yet another move into social media with its launch today of a Pinterest clone...

  • January 20, 2012
  • at 3:45 pm
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Hong Kong’s Zorpia: Is This a Real Social Network or Just a Spammer? [UPDATE]

I first came across Zorpia a couple months ago, when I got an email saying that a friend — we’ll call him Mike — had ̶...

  • April 22, 2013
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This is the Year that China’s Coolest Music Streaming Startup Should Come of Age [REVIEW] was one of the coolest new startups to emerge in China in 2012, a music-streaming service sort of like Grooveshark. But I was so hap...

  • January 4, 2013
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DateIITians is an Indian Dating Startup Looking to Go Global

Facebook’s slow transition from a very focused and elite demographic to a broad one proved that there’s some wisdom in going aft...

  • June 12, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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China’s Social Media and Web Landscape in 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. Here’s a very handy chea...

  • March 15, 2012
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Check-In to China’s Pinterest For Foodies

Amid the glut of Pinterest clones in China, there are some interesting such social pinboard sites that are highly specialist – such as...

  • March 5, 2012
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As Sure As Night Follows Day, Tencent Launches a Pinterest Clone

With grim inevitability, we see that the Chinese social media behemoth Tencent (HKG:0700) has today launched a Pinterest clone called Dutu. ...

  • February 23, 2012
  • at 3:50 pm
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Votodo: To Do Lists Get Social, Active

‘To do’ lists can be a quite a chore for some people, and are not the kind of things that we share. But the Indian startup Votod...

  • February 14, 2012
  • at 2:18 pm
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Justaple: Social Bookmarking For Reading With Buddies

With an iPhone app and browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox, Justaple is a Taiwanese startup that aims to surpass the likes of Deliciou...

  • February 3, 2012
  • at 3:42 pm
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Tokyo’s Voyage Group Helps You Make Your Face a Mosaic

Tokyo’s web service juggernauts Voyage Group (previously known as EC Navi) has announced it has set up a new division exclusively for ...

  • January 18, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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