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 contributions of the two thirds of the ...
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 “represents the next phase of GrabTaxi’s strate...
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.
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?
China's UC Web has teamed up with Facebook to offer real-time Facebook notifications to Indian users of its mobile browser.