Social Media In Asia [INFOGRAPHIC]

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 dominates the […] Related posts: Social Media: The Air Asia Way Day one of iStrategy 2010 kicks off with an insightful… How Asia responds […]

#HappyMothersDay to Moms and Entrepreneurs

Happy Mother’s Day to all moms and entrepreneurs across the world. A friend of mine said that entrepreneurs, too, are considered moms, given the amount of time and attention they put in for […] Related posts: How AIMI Indonesian Moms use BlackBerry Messenger AIMI is a Breastfeeding Association in Indonesia, founded by a… Hey Entrepreneurs, […]

Intel Taps Into Indonesia’s Blackberry Fever

For BlackBerry users in Indonesia, Intel has launched a local application called “Warnai Hidupmu” (Color Your Life). The application was developed by 7 Langit, a local BlackBerry application developer. What’s remarkable here is […] Related posts: How Better-B Captures Indonesia’s BlackBerry Fever We previously posted some BlackBerry stats for Indonesia, showing just… Indonesia, a BlackBerry […]

Multi-Tasking Taiwanese Musician Goes Viral on YouTube

While most of us can’t even master one musical instrument, Taiwanese Musician, Shara Lin mastered three – Piano, violin and Guzheng. In a video posted on YouTube, Lin performed a series of music […] Related posts: Docomo’s YouTube Ad Goes Viral Here’s a great commercial for DOCOMO’s Touch Wood phone, a… YouTube Viral Star Brings […]

Telkomsel Now Indonesia’s Biggest Holder of IPv4 Addresses

The Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) gave 4 million IP addresses to Indonesian telco Telkomsel. Telkomsel now manages 5.5 million IP version 4 (IPv4) addresses for its public internet service. APNIC is […] Related posts: The Biggest Marketing Challenges [SURVEY] Shouting out to all marketers and advertisers. What are your… China is the Biggest […]

Indonesia To Chair ASEAN Open Source Initiative

The Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) held the ASEAN Workshop to Draft the Implementation Plans of Committee on Science and Technology (COST) in Bandung on May 3. In this workshop, the ASEAN […] Related posts: Tencent’s Open Source QQ Mobile Browser 9.43am: Alan Chen, Senior Director Of Wireless R&D Dept at… Microblogs: The Third […]

The SixReps Strategy

SixReps is a social network for fitness enthusiasts which has enjoyed tremendous growth in the last couple of months. Co-founder, Denny Santoso, came over to Singapore two weeks ago and we had a […] Related posts: SixReps is the Facebook for Fitness Enthusiasts SixReps is an Indonesia-based social network for fitness enthusiasts. Founded…

Indonesia’s XL To Add 655 3G Base Stations

In order to support the high demand for mobile data in Indonesia, XL Axiata is now preparing more 3G base stations in the country. This year XL plans to add 655 3G base […] No related posts.

Misspelling Gone Viral: Indonesia Loves Fecebook

Before you even ask, no, ‘Fecebook’ is not a new social network for people to talk about their toilet experiences. Let me explain… Facebook, as it is in most countries, is very popular […] Related posts: Funny Bollywood Cop Video Goes Wildy Viral in Indonesia YouTube houses lots of funny videos. Here’s one more addition… […]

What’s left for Facebook to Conquer in Asia?

Facebook is the number one social network in the world. With presence in more than 200 countries which adds up to more than 600 million users, Facebook is head to head with Google […] Related posts: Asia has 143 million Facebook users Facebook has more than 600 million users across the world… Top Facebook Markets […]

AdaDiskon is a Media Start-up on Deals and Promotions

Whether it’s bazaars or crazy midnight sales, AdaDiskon provides all sorts of deals in Indonesia for Indonesians. That’s how AdaDiskon’s co-founder Aswin Utomo describes his start-up. While everyone is fanatically into the group-buying […] Related posts: @EarlyBird: Great Deals Everyday, Starting Today Bargain searchers take note! @EarlyBird, a dedicated Twitter handle managed… Twitter to Publish […]

How Asia responds to Social Media Marketing

When it comes to social media, Asians have certain peculiar engagement needs and the following excerpts from a study will help you discover them. Covering 15 countries including Singapore, China and India the […] Related posts: Social Media Marketing in The Rising Market, Asia [STATS] Google CEO Eric Schmidt told us through his speech that… […]

Singapore’s Start-up, Stream Media Raises $780,000

Stream Media, a Singapore-based mobile start-up has raised US$780,000 in a Series A funding led by Stream Glbal Pte Ltd and Singtel Innov8. This fresh fund will provide Stream Media with enough resources to further develop and market its MoVend mobile payment product. MoVend is a mobile in-app payment platform that allows users to buy […]

Freesia City’s Co-founder on Social Gaming and 1 Million Users in Asia

Social gaming is one of the next big things. According to eMarketer, the industry is poised to be a $2 billion industry in the U.S by 2012. We are witnessing the same trend in Asia as more social gaming companies mushroomed in recent years. Dhub Digital, a Singapore and Indonesia-based social gaming start-up, is one […]

Asia has 143 million Facebook users

Facebook has more than 600 million users across the world and 143 million of them are from Asia, according to Socialbaker, a social analytics company. In other words, almost 1 out of every 4 Facebook users is an Asian. Indonesia leads Facebook Asia with more than 34 million users. The second largest Facebook nation in […]