How AIMI Indonesian Moms use BlackBerry Messenger

AIMI is a Breastfeeding Association in Indonesia, founded by a group of moms who are willing to share knowledge on breastfeeding. Mind you, it isn’t like any other mommies association out there. AIMI is pretty tech savvy. Nia, Deputy Chairman of AIMI said BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is the primary communication channel within the association. The […]

Indonesian uses Twitter as WikiLeaks

@Benny_Israel tweeted last Thursday that he knows the dark secrets of Indonesia and wishes to share it with the world. His bold tweet was accompanied with a disclaimer that seeks correction if any information is revealed incorrectly. So far, Benny has revealed that he knows a number of U.S based companies, which committed bribery and […]

How Facebook is used for Human Trafficking in Indonesia

Facebook can be used for social causes, connecting with friends or even market a product virally. But in Indonesia, Facebook is used as a channel for human trafficking. Chief of Crime and Investigation, Toni Surya Saputra, said that based on the suspect’s confession, all victims are put to the market through Facebook. Besides having a […]

Indonesia Is A Huge Social Media Nation

Earlier at iStrategy, John Goodman from Ogilvy Noor had shared about the rising opportunities and abundant potential in marketing to the third one billion after China and India. “Being the 16th largest country in the world, with a population of about 238 million – it isn’t a surprise to know that Indonesia is the second […]

Indonesia threat over BlackBerry porn sparks anger on Twitter

Indonesia’s Communications and Information Technology Minister Tifatul Sembiring has given BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) a 2 weeks deadline to block pornography content off the population, the AFP reported. Government officials have complained about the difficulties of monitoring communications through smartphones. So, the solution here seems to be getting smartphone makers to cut off […]

Twitter News Service Here: "It's Called Twitter"

To set the record straight, there’s been a lot of confusion around what Twitter may or may not be doing, stemming from an interview Reuters did with Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.  Stone originally appeared to indicate that the company was considering partnering with news organizations on some kind of new Twitter news service. Since then, […]

Australia Minister: Google’s Privacy Policy is Creepy

Australia’s communications minister Stephen Conroy isn’t happy with Google’s latest privacy blunders. He called Google’s privacy policy “a bit creepy;” specifically, he said that the recent incident, where…