“We think it’s a ridiculous accusation,” says one of the guys behind Oi, which is made by an Australian startup.
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.
Viber is claiming an early lead ahead of all its messaging app rivals in the newly opened up country of Myanmar.
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Chinese ecommerce titan Alibaba is making yet another investment in an American company by pouring $120 million into Kabam, a developer of online and mobile games.
5,000 EasyTaxi rides have so far been taken by people who booked in WeChat. The tie-up currently only works in Singapore.
Facebook is now showing a different notification icon to users in the eastern hemisphere. Facebookers in Asia and Africa now see their own continents in the icon.
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Indonesia’s government continues with the release of presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto’s appeal documents which claims he should have won the election.
Facebook hits new milestone, now makes an average of $1 from each of its 410 million active users in Asia
The newest Q2 2014 earnings release from Facebook shows yet more strong growth for the social network in Asia.
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KakaoTalk now has 520 social games, along with 20 million monthly active gamers.
And now here’s the Chinese version of Yo. It’s called Hehe, which is the sound of laughter in Chinese (just as it is in English).
Ecommerce titan Alibaba has a new social network. It’s a sort of Instagram that’s based around tagging brand names that appear in your photos.
As Indonesia’s democracy is on the verge of crisis, hackers and fakers attack crowdsourced vote counts
Indonesia’s General Elections Commission has done something unprecedented: releasing the ballot documents out in the public.
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Singapore WeChat users can now book taxis inside app, more countries to follow in EasyTaxi partnership
WeChat users in Singapore can now book a taxi inside the messaging app thanks to a tie-up with EasyTaxi. It’s the first such move by WeChat outside of its native China.
Despite witching hour broadcast in China, Weibo sees nearly 2 billion World Cup-related interactions
The World Cup final between Germany and Argentina aired at 4am in China, but that wasn’t enough to discourage many fans who watched the game as the sun rose.