Posts Tagged: Social network


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Line launches ‘hidden chat’ to do what Facebook couldn’t – kill Snapchat

“Hidden Chat” allows the user to have private chats with friends which will be automatically deleted within one minute.

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 6:02 pm
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Foxconn invests $2.2 million into microblogging company Mig33

Why would a hardware manufacturer like Foxconn invest in a microblogging app like mig33? Here are the reasons.

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 9:58 am
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Jomblo wants to be Indonesia’s Facebook for singles

Jomblo wants to be a social dating site for singles, but at the same time it wants to be an online platform where single people can meet new...

  • February 7, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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China’s most exclusive social network hits 3 million users, pivots to mobile

P1.com (formerly P1.cn) is a Chinese social network for people with a taste for the finer things in life. Since 2007, it’s catered to...

  • October 29, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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With 70 cities on its radar, you can plan your travel itinerary in 5 minutes with JoGuru

We often find it hard to plan a detailed travel itinerary because we’ve never been to that before and are confused about what’s worth se...

  • September 23, 2013
  • at 1:50 pm
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Singapore’s Mig33 looks to smartphone era, rebrands as microblogging platform

It’s been a while since we last heard about Mig33, a social network for feature phones based in Singapore. The company is revealing today ...

  • August 6, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Date or Shag? Meet TristUp, Indonesia’s Bang With Friends

Bang With Friends, a social network for people to hook up with their Facebook friends, has gained both notoriety and popularity this year. I...

  • June 10, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Twitter, Mig33, 51.com doing well in Asia, while Plurk, Mixi, and Chinese SNSes flounder

Twitter has experienced tremendous growth among several countries in Asia Pacific, while several locally-developed social networks have also...

  • February 4, 2013
  • at 8:45 am
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Resurgent ex-Twitter rival Plurk gets Series A funding from WI Harper

Plurk, like Friendster, is a forgotten player in the long-drawn social network wars. But it has earned a resurgence of sorts lately, getting...

  • January 28, 2013
  • at 4:37 pm
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Japan’s family-centric social network nets $500,000 in funding led by Venture United

Compath Me, the startup behind Kiddy, has completed a US$500,000 financing round led by Venture United.

  • May 29, 2014
  • at 6:54 pm
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Mig33 acquires Alivenotdead, a site started by Rotten Tomatoes founders

Mig33, a mobile social networking platform headquartered in Singapore, has today announced its acquisition of Alivenotdead.com, a site which...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Mig33 will list on the Australian Securities Exchange

In a stunning move, Singapore and Indonesia-based mobile social networking company mig33 will list on the Australian Securities Exchange (AS...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 12:56 pm
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A social network for TV fans in Singapore

With the rise of mobile, TV channels are joining the fray and trying to tap into that market with their own mobile apps. Social Gate, one su...

  • October 4, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Indonesia’s social network for fitness freaks pivots to the beauty industry

With many startups popping up and seeing good growth in Indonesia, there are bound to be quite a few which do not reach their goals and make...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 5:32 pm
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Stockbit, a Social Network for Indonesian Traders

Vertical social networks, which connect people with similar interests, are gaining a lot of attention nowadays in Indonesia. One example is ...

  • June 27, 2013
  • at 9:30 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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Recipe sharing app SnapDish launches on Kindle Fire, supports 7 new languages

SnapDish is like an Instagram for food. Users can snap pictures of their home-cooked food with the app, beautify the photos, and share it wi...

  • January 29, 2013
  • at 9:45 am
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Friendster Gives Dating Another Try

Earlier this month, Malaysian based social-network-turned-social–gaming-website Friendster.com launched new dating features, allowing peop...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 8:53 pm
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