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The Most Influential Indians in Social Media

11:20 pm on May 31, 2011 by Mr. Shri

Much has been said about social profile ranking services, which determine how much “influence” is held by a given user on Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin. Two of the most respected services are Klout ...

Indonesia’s Unusual Facebook Behavior

10:05 pm on May 30, 2011 by Ratri Adityarani

According to research from TNS Global, only 14 percent of users in Indonesia acccess Facebook on a daily basis compared to the global average of 46 percent. The number is relatively small, even though...


Social Media In Asia [INFOGRAPHIC]

10:22 pm on May 24, 2011 by Willis Wee

The folks at Edelman did a neat infographic to map out social media usage across Asia. Some key insights, courtesy of Edelman Digital, who are also social media thought leaders themselves: Facebook do...

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Understanding The Real Cost of Social Media

2:26 am on May 22, 2011 by Willis Wee

I’m no expert, but it annoys me when people say that it is free to employ social media for marketing purposes. I hear that a lot, especially when fellow schoolmates present on their school projects. “...


Indonesia’s Twitter Ghost

12:28 am on May 18, 2011 by Ratri Adityarani

If you think of ghosts as objects of fear, you may have to think a little differently about Pocong, a local Indonesian ghost. Originally a frightening urban legend about a dead man, Pocong has become ...

Anna Hazare, India Map Visualization

India and Social Media

12:38 am on May 12, 2011 by Hilonee Furia

Social media is in its infancy stage in India and is growing at a fast pace. With over 25 million Indian users, it is obvious that Facebook is reigning the social media circuit in the country, while o...

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Malaysia’s Facebook Fighters

11:28 pm on May 11, 2011 by Ratri Adityarani

Social media is a tool that can be used for many unusual purposes. But in Malaysia, one especially surprising use is the recruiting of street gang members online. For the Malaysian Minister of Home Af...

[KL, M'sia] New Media Asia Conf 2011

4:26 pm on Apr 30, 2011 by SGE

“Impactive Engagement” – that’s the theme of the upcoming New Media Asia Conference 2011 to be held in two weeks in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “New Media is more than just stereotypically having a static...