Steam Media’s Founder Talks about Mobile Trend in Asia

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Steam Media, a Singapore-based mobile technology start-up, was founded in March 2009 by Chua Zi Yong. The start-up has recently raised US $780,000 in a Series A funding led by Stream Global and […] Related posts: Facebook Talks about Marketing in Southeast Asia [EVENT] If you’re free this Wednesday (26 January), join us at… Freesia City’s Co-founder on Social Gaming …

China’s Twitter sites Censor ‘Egypt’ Search

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The word ‘Egypt’ (??) was censored today by several micro-blogging sites in China, the AFP reported. I did a search on Egypt on China’s largest microblog site Sina Weibo (in Chinese of course) and got the following in return: “According to relevant laws, regulations and policies, the search results have not been shown.” It was […] Related posts: China’s Twitter …

Facebook Places coming to Singapore and Hong Kong next week

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During Wednesday Facebook event at Beer Market, Stephen Chun, Director of Asia Pacific, Facebook Singapore, announced that Facebook Places will be available for users in Singapore and Hong Kong starting next week. If you haven’t already known, Facebook Places is a location-based service that allows you to check-in to locations with your friends. Facebook aptly […] Related posts: China’s Twitter …

The State of China’s Twitter, Sina Weibo

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Sina Weibo is growing fast in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. It currently has over 50 million users and is expecting to hit 100 million by the end of 2011. Gaofei Wang, Vice President of Sina Weibo shared with Mobile World Live in an Interview on its growth phase and briefly on its monetization plan. […] Related posts: What Twitter …

Check-In Apps Add Key Relevancy Factor to Your Marketing

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Are check-in apps just a fad or are they the future of local business marketing? It may still be too early to tell, but I’m starting to lean toward the latter, because this space is only picking up more and more steam, and businesses and marketers are getting excited about it as more apps continue to flood the mobile app …

Foursquare’s Growth Not Slowing Down: 725,000 Users, 22 Million Checkins

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Mobile social network Foursquare keeps on releasing new stats on its growth, and why shouldn’t it? The numbers are nothing short of impressive. Just 12 days ago, Foursquare grew by nearly 100,000 users in 10 days, taking its total number of users to somewhere north of 600,000. Now a new update from the company reveals that Foursquare has almost 725,000 …