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Indonesian President Now #1 Asian Nation Leader on Twitter (And Has Lots of Parody Accounts Too)

Since the Indonesian president joined Twitter as @SBYudhoyono just 11 days ago, his official account has now reached 1.56 million followers....

  • April 24, 2013
  • at 4:55 pm
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PassedOn Connects You With Your Loved Ones Before You Kick The Bucket

We’re inundated with social media these days. I consider my friends who aren’t on Facebook lucky, they don’t have to deal with the ons...

  • April 12, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Coffee Chat: Twitter’s Future in Southeast Asia (Live Blog)

Aliza Knox, Managing Director of Online Sales at Twitter, takes stage at Startup Asia 2013 to talk Twitter’s presence in southeast Asi...

  • April 4, 2013
  • at 10:21 am
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Facebook Now Has Over 12 Million Users in Vietnam

In October 2012, WeAreSocial calculated that Facebook had hit 8.5 million users in Vietnam to overtake local rival Zing as the top social ne...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 5:03 pm
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Twitter Is Taking Southeast Asia Much More Seriously (Startup Asia Preview)

Twitter is pretty important to Southeast Asia. With Indonesia the fifth biggest Twitter country in the world and other countries in the regi...

  • March 14, 2013
  • at 8:28 pm
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As North Korea Opens Up Slowly, the Populace Gets Online Peeks of the Outside World

At TechInAsia, we haven’t covered much on North Korea. We’ve only gotten tidbits of the landscape. From Kim Jong Il’s gran...

  • March 12, 2013
  • at 4:02 pm
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Instagram Shows Us a Drab and Human Side Of North Korea [PHOTOS]

With North Korea opening up its mobile internet to foreigners, it was only a matter of time before we would start to see tweets and photos c...

  • February 27, 2013
  • at 7:01 pm
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Mimo Discontinues SMS Services, Focuses on Mobile Web

One of Vietnam’s few, and certainly biggest, microblogging services, is shutting down its SMS service. Mimo, which allowed users to pu...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 11:11 pm
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Survey of Japanese Young Adults Shows Preference for Twitter, Facebook

We recently looked at a survey of Japanese smartphone users which gave a general indication of what kinds of applications people in the coun...

  • January 16, 2013
  • at 12:00 pm
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Indonesian President’s New Twitter Account is a Hit, Gains 700,000 Followers in 2 Days

Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono – also known as SBY – has finally made his first tweet on his brand-new Twitter ha...

  • April 15, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Indonesian President to Set Up Personal Twitter Account

The Jakarta Globe reports today that the Indonesian president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY), will launch his own personal Twitter account ...

  • April 10, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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VNG Steps Up Microblogging In Vietnam With Launch of Zini

VNG just released at midnight March 30th. It’s a new project that has been in secret stealth mode up until very recently. The ...

  • April 1, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Social media in Asia shifts to messaging apps

Messaging Apps Invade Asia, Now the Most Active Social Networks in Japan and Korea (Infographic)

We’ve been following the rapid progress of messaging apps very closely across Asia, and we’ve even noted that they might be a th...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Indonesia is Social: 2.4% of World’s Twitter Posts Come From Jakarta (INFOGRAPHIC), an Indonesian company that monitors social marketing online, has come out with this interesting new infographic about Indones...

  • March 13, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Why Facebook, Google, and Twitter Made It in Vietnam, But Not in China

Oftentimes, people like to compare Vietnam with China. In some ways, the similarities are pretty obvious. The Chinese dynasties ruled Vietna...

  • March 6, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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Twitter, Mig33, 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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HootSuite Owl Learns to Speak Korean

The HootSuite owl has been learning Korean, and now the social media dashboard is fully localized for its users in Korea. This morning, Hoot...

  • January 31, 2013
  • at 11:27 am
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New Study Proves that Twitter Users in China are Rare Birds

We recently looked at some stats compiled by a Chinese netizen that showed a mere 18,164 Twitter users active in China. That bit of number-c...

  • January 7, 2013
  • at 10:29 am
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