Once dismissed and reviled for being a simple hook-up app, China's Momo has changed a lot in the past couple of years. And now that's finally paying off.
American messaging app Tango, which Alibaba put more than $200 million into last year, is expanding into ecommerce with the Chinese giant's help.
China's most popular messaging app takes the stage for KTV.
China's favorite mobile messenger adds more ads.
More funding for Taiwanese startups.
Users of Cubie, a mobile messenger with a following in Southeast Asia, will soon find the its owl mascot has flown away.
The company has created an app designed specifically for mobile-first, enterprise chat.
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.