Posts Tagged: Twitter

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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Study: Actually Only About 20,000 Twitter Users in China [INFOGRAPHIC]

Remember that bizarre kerfuffle over the dubious stats showing that China had tens of millions of Twitter users (the one on which we called ...

  • January 3, 2013
  • at 7:20 pm
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Indonesian Game Dev Gets Unexpected Props from Korean Star PSY

Korean artist PSY, who just recently hit the one billion mark for his Gangnam Style video on YouTube, is using an Indonesian-made avatar for...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Zoota: Yet Another Player in Vietnam’s Online Social Battlefield

Social networks are a growing battlefield in Vietnam. As noted by Nguyen Huy of in a recent chat with us, the platforms are fragment...

  • December 20, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Web of Failure: How China’s Internet Policies Have Doomed Chinese Soft Power

This past week, even as net users across the country were discovering that China’s Great Firewall has been upgraded and that many VPNs...

  • December 18, 2012
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New Opera Mini Report Reveals Asia’s Most Social Nations

Opera has revealed a report today regarding the browsing habits of its 194 million Opera Mini users in October. The data is particularly int...

  • November 30, 2012
  • at 11:39 pm
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Project 311: Analyzing Media Coverage of Japan’s 311 Earthquake

There’s an interesting piece over on the Emergency Journalism website about Project 311, which was a sort of ‘Big Data Workshop&...

  • November 20, 2012
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HootSuite Talks China Plans: Simplified Character Support, Chinese Branding Coming Soon

Social media in China is huge. So huge that nobody wants to ignore it. And while lots of people think “Twitter” when they hear H...

  • October 25, 2012
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Now With Over 1 Billion Netizens, This is How Asia is Social and Mobile in 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Let’s step back and take a look at the big picture of the web in Asia in 2012. We see internet penetration in the region has jumped fr...

  • October 10, 2012
  • at 11:30 am
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Asia tech news this week

Tech in Asia: Our Picks for Story of the Week [Jan 5]

Things were a little slow getting back into gear after the holiday break, but there was still some interesting tech news happening over the ...

  • January 5, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Tokyo and Seoul Dominate Twitter on New Year’s Eve

While many people were busy tweeting their new year’s messages and wishes yesterday at midnight, the social network Twitter was also busy ...

  • January 2, 2013
  • at 5:06 pm
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The Weibo Social Commerce Model that Twitter Should Copy

Sina Weibo is not making money. Not yet at least. But it may have found a way to do so, as we saw from last week’s Weibo social commer...

  • December 24, 2012
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Microblogging’s Slow Start in Vietnam

In September 2012, I stood in front of an audience of over 700 people at Barcamp Saigon and asked “Who uses facebook?” Everybody...

  • December 18, 2012
  • at 6:09 pm
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IndSight Helps You Analyze Indonesian Social Media Trends

NoLimit, an Indonesian startup that specializes in analyzing social media through conversation analysis, launched its IndSight project a cou...

  • December 14, 2012
  • at 11:13 pm
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Twitter Ad Products Coming to Southeast Asia Market with New Komli Deal

Today Mumbai-based digital advertising platform Komli Media has announced that the company has signed an exclusive partnership with Twitter....

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 1:26 pm
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India Passes 60 Million Social Media Users, Still Has a Long Way to Go [INFOGRAPHIC]

A lot of people – and companies – are watching India closely as its citizens get more wired and engage more with social media. A...

  • November 9, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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This is Vietnam’s Web in 2012, As Facebook Overtakes Zing In the Country [INFOGRAPHIC]

After last week’s Asia-wide report on the state of the web, mobile, and social media, comes the infographic from digital agency WeAreS...

  • October 17, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Twitter Movement #SaveKPK Takes to the Streets for Demonstration Against Corruption

Hundreds of people in the name of the Save KPK movement gathered at Bundaran Hotel Indonesia, Jakarta, yesterday. They demonstrated their su...

  • October 8, 2012
  • at 5:15 pm
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