Cheers adds a new dimension to social messaging: aside from texts and multimedia content, users can send ‘gifts’ - or their equivalent amount - right into a friend’s digital wallet.
That's growth of 126 percent year-on-year.
People have been asking for a web interface for the extremely popular messaging service, and it is finally here. But does it live up to the hype?
Samsung's ChatOn hit 100 million registered users last year, but it never came close to challenging Viber, Line, WeChat or WhatsApp.
The launch lineup consists of a suite of seen-it-before lookalikes from developers Storm8 and Playtika, including a Candy Crush Saga knockoff, bubble shooter, and casino game.
Following a media uproar regarding South Korea's alleged plans to curb the spread of online rumors, Daum Kakao is trying to assure its users their data is safe.
Cubie, once a promising chat app set to contend with Line and WhatsApp, has been stuck on a hamster wheel. But its new leadership team has devised a fresh vision they hope will set it back on track.
Chinese users were pretty excited about WeChat Phonebook, a new app that gives WeChat users free calling over wifi. So excited, in fact, that they broke the thing.
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.
Called MojiMe, it lets you put your face into hand-crafted WeChat stickers.
Following messaging app crackdown, Viber appears to be inaccessible for some Chinese users [UPDATED]
Has another messaging app bit the dust in the Middle Kingdom?
Messaging app Line now has 30 million registered users in India- but it's still way behind WhatsApp.
It's not what you think it is. Actually, it's exactly what you think it is.
The Japanese messaging app is no longer just for friends and family. It's for businesses, too.
The popular chat app just rolled out a Quora-esque app to its strongest market. It also announced its ecommerce app will soon come to Taiwan - where it's set to make a splash.
Its biggest markets by user count are now Japan, Indonesia, and Thailand - but that's not necessarily where its money is coming from.
Singaporean startup Moomee wants to reinvent social gaming on mobile devices, but does the new company have what it takes to go against Line and Wechat?