Posts Tagged: sns

The Chinese Fitness App Start-Up That’s Chasing Smartphone Users

A Chinese start-up is trying to ride a new wave in health and fitness in the country with its multi-platform exercise app called Codoon. As ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 2:17 pm
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India and the UK are Facebook BFFs [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Infographic of the Day series visually expresses important stories from Asia and the world of technology. A bit of data-delving by Weste...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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Alphatown, China’s Hippest Virtual City and Social Game

Alphatown is a social network and virtual community created in real-time by its users. It was developed by Douban – now China’s ...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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Tencent Revamps WebQQ and Relaunches as Q+

Tencent’s (HKG:0700) QQ is the most widely used IM service in China. However only Windows users can enjoy the complete QQ experience ̵...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
Read More Gets Cloned in China as Duomi DJ

Chinese music-streaming service Duomi has launched a clone of, dubbed Duomi DJ. Currently in private beta mode, it’s a ve...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 4:00 pm
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5 of the Best Chinese Photo-Sharing Apps

Photo-sharing apps and smartphones go together like the proverbial horse and carriage. So in China it’s no surprise that dozens of sta...

  • October 5, 2011
  • at 5:08 pm
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Huofar Aims to Promote Healthy Living in China [INTERVIEW] caught my eye as soon as I saw it. Now, I know what you’re thinking — why should anyone care about yet another social...

  • September 30, 2011
  • at 9:48 am
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What’s popular on Google+? Find out on Journal+

Journal+, a website that gathers popular posts from Google+, was released by User Local last week. It’s a web magazine that brings tog...

  • September 2, 2011
  • at 11:20 am
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Zazzer Mixes Social, Group Messaging, and LBS – But Will It Blend?

A Chinese start-up is going very ‘elastic’ by mixing location (LBS), social, and IM/group messaging into its Zazzer service, whi...

  • August 26, 2011
  • at 2:44 pm
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If You Like Meeting Random Strangers, Then This LBS App is for You

There are so many location-based service (LBS) Chinese start-ups appearing of late, that even some of the ones that look fantastic don’...

  • October 19, 2011
  • at 8:20 pm
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TV-Time: A Chinese Start-Up Aims to Make Watching TV More Social

Watching TV is almost always an anti-social activity – but one Chinese start-up wants to change that, and is building a social network...

  • October 17, 2011
  • at 5:00 pm
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“Are You Human or Devil?” Teases China’s Weirdest Social Network

“Are you a human or a devil? Let people know your other side.” That’s the suggestive tagline of a brand-new, somewhat twisted,...

  • October 12, 2011
  • at 1:02 pm
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Kandian: Sina Breaks Into Social TV and Personal Broadcasting

Kandian is a new social TV service from Sina, launched over the weekend. Essentially, it’s a multimedia viewing and sharing service linked...

  • October 10, 2011
  • at 11:00 pm
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Mix: China’s Sexiest, Most Flirtatious Social Network

A Chinese start-up has this week launched China’s most flirtatious social network, called Mix. It’s a mobile- and LBS-based serv...

  • October 7, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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It’s OK to Localize a Web Service, But it’s Not Cool to Copy the Website

…A case in point is the new Chinese social media app PengYou which is a clone of the social media dashboard-cum-diary Path. So it̵...

  • October 1, 2011
  • at 6:59 pm
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Social Media Engagement in China: Top 20 Luxury Brands

A new annual report from the L2ThinkTank has been released today, giving insights into which big-name luxury brands are best engaging with C...

  • September 14, 2011
  • at 11:43 am
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Chinese Start-Up Gezbox Wants You to Show Off Your Stuff

Gezbox is a stylish Chinese social network that centres around sharing images of the stuff that you own – gadgets, brand-name clothes and ...

  • August 29, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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As Social Network Kaixin Loses 65% of Traffic, How Did it Lose its Groove?

The web traffic stats site Alexa reveals that China's former top social networking site has lost 65 percent of its traffic in ...

  • August 3, 2011
  • at 6:33 pm
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