WeComics is like China’s answer to Bitstrips. Not only is it the same idea – user-created comics shareable over social media – but WeComics is emulating the Can...
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.
Chinese web giant Tencent (HKG:0700) had a blockbuster Q1, according to its new financial report today.
About 33 million households in China have a cat or a dog. China’s pet owners now even have their own social networking app.
With Vimeo now joining Imgur and Reddit on the blacklist, is this the start of Indonesia’s version of China’s Great Firewall?
Shooting the messenger: China’s state broadcaster rails against WeChat public accounts for rumors and false ads
"A hotbed of rumors and false advertising." That's how China's state-run CCTV described WeChat's public accounts in a recent episode of its Domestic Focus progr...
In as little as a year, Facebook could have boots on the ground for the first time in China, even though the site they represent will remain censored.
China-made Momo is reportedly preparing a US IPO that could happen later this year.
Here's a theory that will help you understand why Facebook dominates Vietnam while Twitter is basically ignored. It doesn't look like the tide will change eithe...
Covering a wedding planner, online directory, forum, and ecommerce, Weddingku is looking to be a one-stop solution for all wedding ceremonies in Indonesia.
Tencent's flagship app is blurring the lines between professional and social, taking the place of conference rooms, expert forums, recruitment sites, and, with ...
Ask.fm, which allows people to anonymously ask questions to others, has become ridiculously popular in Thailand the past week.
Ecommerce titan Alibaba is ploughing US$1.22 billion into Youku Tudou (NYSE:YOKU), which runs the Youku and Tudou video sites.
Apart from Facebook, chat apps and other social media sites have also earned success in the region.
WeChat has come out with a bizarre new ad that features Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg visiting his psychotherapist. Sorta.
Facebook now has 390 million monthly active users (MAUs) in Asia, from a grand total of 1.276 billion around the world.
WhatsApp now has 48 million monthly active users in India. Rounding that up to 50 million, that’s double the 25 million it had in India five and a half months a...
Korean chat app company, Kakao, has disclosed that its 2013 revenue hit $203 million, netting $59 million in profits.
Momo is China’s top chat-and-flirt app for connecting with people in your area. But some workers in the sex industry find it to be a great marketing tool.
Weibo’s shares made their IPO debut at a mere $16.27, but the share price soon climbed up gradually.
Let’s look at all the facts and stats you need to know about Weibo, China's latest tech IPO to hit Wall Street.
Only 16.8 million of Weibo’s 20 million shares have been sold, meaning that Sina Weibo will raise just $286 million from its IPO - not the $400+ million that so...
Qin Zhihui – or as he's known online, Qin Huohuo – was sentenced today to three years in prison and denied appeal on charges of defamation.
This new infographic looks at 7 airlines operating in Indonesia including Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, and AirAsia.
Weibo yesterday made a final amendment to its prospectus, showing the social network's financial performance during the first quarter of this year.
In a society where people guard their close connections and often keep their professional contacts a secret, how will LinkedIn get users to open up?
Tencent's 15-year-old QQ messenger and social network might have hit it's final major milestone – 200 million people used the service simultaneously
Last year was the year of the selfie, and it’s clear to see that a lot of people like showing off what they have in photos – and so these two apps blend those t...
Another scathing report documenting Sina Weibo's decline hit the press yesterday, just one week before the Twitter of China lists on the US stock market.
Facebook has hit an important milestone, surpassing 100 million active users in the country. 84 percent of those access the social network via mobile.