Social messaging: East versus West

Nov 12, 2015 - As social messaging continues to grow, what are the differences between the West and the East, and can one learn from the other? Comments

Why Weibo Still has a Role to Play for Brands

weibo-logo-international Jul 7, 2015 - Weibo may have lost market share to the more private communication platform WeChat, but it still has a role to play for brands. Comments

Snapchat Looks to Reinvigorate Discover With New Feature

snapchatdiscoverplatform May 5, 2015 - The ephemeral messaging service has added a new feature to Discover, which may help boost the product’s decreasing traffic. Comments

Facebook Messenger Adds E-Commerce Capabilities

facebook-messenger-mobile-image Mar 25, 2015 - One of the Messenger features introduced on the first day of Facebook’s F8 conference in San Francisco is specially designed for commerce and shopping. How can brand marketers leverage it to improve their campaigns? Comments

Alibaba Bets on Social Commerce With Snapchat Investment

snapchat logo Mar 13, 2015 - The largest e-commerce company in China plans to invest $200 million in Snapchat. How will the Alibaba-Snapchat relationship evolve in the future? Comments

British Attractions Given Mandarin Makeovers to Lure Chinese Visitors

london-great-names-for-great-britain Feb 25, 2015 - The U.K.'s most iconic spots have been given Chinese names in a digital campaign aimed at luring China's 100 million outbound tourists. Comments

AIA Launches Start-Up Accelerator Course in Hong Kong

startups-lightbulbs-waters-0814 Dec 23, 2014 - Insurance giant AIA is using social media to spread its start-up initiative in Hong Kong. Comments

WeChat Strengthens SE Asian E-Commerce Capabilities With Easy Taxi Partnership

taxiiamge Dec 8, 2014 - Through a recent collaboration with cab-booking app Easy Taxi, WeChat is diving deeper into e-commerce outside of its native Chinese market. Comments

Mobile Commerce in Asia Continues to Zig as the World Zags

shutterstock-169338014-mobile-commerce Sep 18, 2014 - The Asia-Pacific region is set to become the world's largest e-commerce market, with mobile playing a key role. Comments

The WeChat Revolution

stephen-hay-wechat-revolution-jpeg Sep 10, 2014 - Any business serious about digital marketing in China should be using WeChat. Here are some tips for how to use the platform effectively. Comments

Cookie Run Boosts Messaging Apps' Revenue in Asia

cookierun Jul 8, 2014 - Mobile game Cookie Run has been working closely with messaging apps to generate revenue for both its messaging partners and its parent company Devsisters. Will its strategy prevail in the U.S.? Comments

Opportunities for Brands to Use WeChat for Research

wechat May 15, 2014 - Here are three ways to use Tencent's popular WeChat mobile messaging platform to win over loyal customers for your brand. Comments

10 Ways to Localize Digital Marketing in China

china Mar 13, 2014 - These 10 marketing tips include everything from how to build a local website to running localized keyword research, using local yellow pages, and more. Comments

WhatsApp to Launch Voice Calls Later This Year

whatsapp1 Feb 24, 2014 - On the heels of its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp will introduce an Internet voice calling capability later this year. Comments

Infographic: WhatsApp and Its Asian Competitors

socialplatforms Feb 20, 2014 - A look at WhatsApp with infographics and numbers and how it compares to other social platforms such as WeChat, KakaoTalk, and Viber. Comments

British Airways Taps WeChat for Chinese New Year, Pepsi Launches CSR Drive on TMall

pepsichina Jan 30, 2014 - British Airways, Pepsi, and Singaporean brand New Moon use WeChat and TMall to celebrate Chinese New Year. Comments

VIDEO: China Ahead of Game in Social Commerce - Razorfish Exec Explains Why

razorfish Jan 22, 2014 - Find out from this video as Vincent Digonnet, Razorfish Asia Pacific's executive chairman, explains how brands could navigate in China’s emerging social commerce ecosystem. Comments

WeChat Official Accounts and What This Means for Marketers

wechat Nov 18, 2013 - As a brand, you'll be forced to choose between a service or subscription account. Here are the pros and cons of each. Comments

Making WeChat Work for Brands

starbroadcastingwechat Jul 3, 2013 - It's tricky to predict what WeChat will be in the future, but here are some pointers on how to make the best use of its current format. Comments

Macau Tourism Rolls Out WeChat Fan Acquisition Campaign in 6 Days

macau2 May 8, 2013 - Within six days of creating a WeChat presence to target Mainland Chinese visitors, the Macau Government Tourist Office has accumulated more than 500 subscribers to qualify as an official account. Comments

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