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here are five Twitter users we’ve handpicked as reliable sources of information about what’s happening in Thailand as the coup rumbles on.
The conversational AI project dubbed Xiaobing functioned as an official account that could be invited to chat with both individuals and groups.
Thailand social media stats: 28 million on Facebook, 4.5 million on Twitter, 1.7 million on Instagram
Thailand has 28 million Facebook users, growing 53 percent faster than the previous year. That makes Thailand Facebook’s ninth biggest country worldwide.
After Thailand’s coup, rulers want to meet with Facebook, Google, Line, to discuss censoring individual users
Thailand’s IT ministry plans to send a government representative to Singapore to talk to Facebook and Google, and another team to Japan to talk to Line.
This afternoon at approximately 3:30 pm local time, many people across Thailand noticed that Facebook is inaccessible in the country.
There’s now a way to send a gift to someone inside WeChat – and it’s really easy to do. The newly-launched service is created by a Chinese startup called Giftpass.
China’s web crackdown in the past couple of months has been wide-ranging, extending from pornography to the spread of online rumors.
Korean messaging app KakaoTalk to merge with Daum, the country’s second-largest web portal (UPDATED)
In yet another major development in the global chat app wars, popular Korea-based messaging startup Kakao looks set to merge with Daum, the country’s second-largest web portal. The Korea Herald report...
Hacker collective Anonymous Philippines’ has lost access to their own Facebook page.
Moovz, a location-based social app for gay guys, has secured a new round of funding worth $1.4 million to help it grow.
Earlier this week, the pixel-perfect Secret clone vanished from the iOS App Store in mysterious circumstances. Now it’s heading back with a new name and a refreshed and less derivative UI.
China's Weibo pulled in $67.5 million in revenue in Q1 2014. This is the first earnings report since its IPO.
The new funding for Whisper was led by Shasta Ventures, along with participation from Chinese web giant Tencent and several others.
Under martial law: tanks hit streets of Thailand while people take selfies and post pics of hot soldiers
It’s been less than 24 hours since the kingdom of Thailand fell under martial law, but it seems Thais are used to it already.
As of 3 a.m. local time last night, Thailand’s army declared martial law across the country after over half a year of political unrest.
The China-made Secret doppelganger app is no longer in the iOS App Store.
The next Indian Prime Minister, Modi’s celebratory tweet has accumulated 40,000 retweets and 24,500 favorites in the 45 minutes since it was posted.