Netease, a local internet giant in China, confronted Momo CEO Tang Yan about his alleged misconduct while he worked for Netease, prior to starting the app.
Social media keeps on growing in Asia. Besides the perpetual growth of mainstream sites such as Facebook, up-and-coming startups are also jumping on the bandwagon, aiming to become leaders in their respective markets. With tough competition in the region, social media is becoming a numbers game, driven by compelling new features. At Tech in Asia, we aim to uncover all these goings-on in Asia’s social scene.
This viral marketing push is taking a page from some Japanese models.
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This location-based dating app for gay men, called Blued, is making noise and gaining attention as one of China’s most interesting new startups.
The concept is simple: build a flirty app for meeting strangers, add alcohol, and you’ve got a recipe for success.
The controversial cyber law has even convicted people who were using private platforms such as Path, BBM, and SMS!
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If you're promoting your WeChat account on Weibo, you'd better stop it. Sina says it may silence and even ban users caught doing that after noon today.
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The newest data from Tencent, China’s social media web giant, shows that its WeChat messaging app now has 468.1 million active users (MAUs) in Q3 2014.
Line revives a 12-year-old movie to pull at Indonesians’ heartstrings in this clever piece of viral marketing
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The IPO values the social network at an estimated US$3 billion. Momo plans to list on the NASDAQ under the symbol MOMO.
Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra took to Twitter to post some entertaining yet saddening misconceptions about China that he heard from Valley veterans.
Blued, which is aimed at China’s gay men, now claims to have 15 million registered users.
Hike and WeChat fill TVs with commercials, but WhatsApp stays on top with 70 million active users in India
WhatsApp added 20 million new MAUs in six months since it announced hitting 50 million active user mark in India.
WeChat, while it attracts the brightest spotlight from the west, actually has about half the users as its older PC-born brother, QQ Messenger.