Facebook now has 125 million users in India, the company said today as it launched the Facebook Lite app.
First movers are rarely the last man standing. We look at three case studies to see what led to their downfall.
The need to make it easier for low-income households to connect to the internet is real, and it looks like zero-rated, ad-supported web access is here to stay.
Although Vietnam’s startup scene can seem mysterious to folks outside, it’s a teeming ecosystem on the inside. One Facebook group is at the center of it all.
It was recently announced that Facebook are expanding their Place Tips (location information) functionality by giving out free beacons to retailers. Location i...
Following up on yesterday’s post, below is an infographic on how you can possibly improve your organic reach on Facebook (Thanks, Quicksprout!). For Facebook us...
I don't think Internet.org deserves such knee-jerk reactions and bad publicity in countries like Pakistan.
The tech savvy of Bidstalk combined with the sales prowess of AppLift hopes to match up to the likes of Google and Facebook in the online advertising stakes
Service launches in collaboration with local telecommunications player.
An "internet for the poor," as some critics have called it, is still far more beneficial than no internet at all.
An open letter to Zuckerberg from 67 global groups points out how Internet.org violates net neutrality, freedom of expression, equality of opportunity, privacy,...
Zopim co-founder and CEO Royston Tay speaks at the Tech in Asia Singapore 2015 conference.
What are the characteristics of a platform, how do you build it, and how does it succeed? Author and Platform Thinking Labs founder Sangeet Paul Choudary shares...
In the wake of the earthquake, Facebook released a feature called Safety Check that allows users in a disaster area to quickly tell loved ones that they're okay...
Internet.org presents itself as an altruistic effort to get more people connected. But its telco partner isn't shy about its hopes to use the app for profit.
While Facebook’s revenue from Asia is growing, the vast majority of that is from advertising. So what about in-app purchases and stickers...?
In Asia, the headline number is that Facebook now has 471 million monthly active users (MAUs) in Q1 2015. In terms of daily active users, it's 270 million.
Internet.org just launched in Indonesia. The app makes access to certain services free, but which? And will it soon be met with criticism, like in India?
“Eliminating programs that bring more people online won’t increase social inclusion or close the digital divide. It will only deprive all of us of the ideas and...
Internet.org is a somewhat elusive initiative launched by Facebook, aimed to give more people in developing nations access to the internet.
Pakistan, with its 162-million-strong unconnected population - making it the world's fourth largest - is the perfect testing ground for founder Hassan Baig.
GrabTaxi is opening a new research and development center in Singapore, the taxi booking app announced today. According to a press release, the occasion “repres...
A Singapore startup will power Facebook's enhanced Messenger for businesses.
China needs at least a few brave – and preferably well-funded – companies to kickstart its VR market, else risk falling behind.
The app provides mobile phone users free access to basic internet services related to education, health, employment, communication, and information and news.
Zuckerberg broke out his Chinese again to wish the Middle Kingdom a happy Spring Festival. But is he just wasting his time?
BuzzFeed VP Scott Lamb explains there’s more to making content go viral than one-liners, listicles, and hyperbolic headlines.
The social network is now larger than China but it is having trouble unlocking the cash inside Asia-Pacific.