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Behind the Technology of Hong Kong’s #UmbrellaRevolution

Oct 1, 2014 - A look at the technologies and social media channels being used in the war for communications in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrations. 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

Social Media Is Not Just About Facebook, Especially In China

socialmediaengagement1 Aug 31, 2014 - Facebook leads the pack, but other social media platforms, especially coming from China, are the ones to watch going forward. 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

The Future of Social Is "Sticky"

social-stickers Jun 11, 2014 - Successful mobile social services all incorporate stickers into their platforms, which also signals the growth of a larger marketing trend: hyperpersonal marketing. Comments

When Social Strategies Can Optimize Business Processes

Social Media Puzzle May 6, 2014 - Surprisingly or not, social media can provide legitimate business potential for brands who strategically embed the technology into their operational processes. Comments

Facebook Acquires Fitness Tracking App Moves Amid Privacy Concerns

Facebook Apr 25, 2014 - Moves promises not to share data with the social network. Comments

Mobile and Measurement Give Facebook a Winning Q1

facebook-icon Apr 24, 2014 - Facebook plans premium video ads and gives views on monetization of Instagram and WhatsApp. Comments

Why Did Facebook Spend $19 Billion on WhatsApp but Not $185K on .Facebook?

facebook-f-2013 Mar 26, 2014 - How could the social media giant have missed the opportunity to own its most important asset at the registry level - its website? Here are a few ideas of what Facebook could have done with .Facebook. Comments

SXSW 2014: Monetization Opportunities in a Sharing Economy

kurtabrahamson Mar 9, 2014 - ClickZ spoke to Kurt Abrahamson, chief executive of ShareThis, to discuss the new "sharing currency" and the implications that this has for brands and marketers. Comments

What the Digital World Can Learn From China and APAC

asiapacific Mar 7, 2014 - China, Asia, and now what we call APAC have been ahead of the game throughout history and still are in so many big ways in digital. So, let us learn a bit from them to improve our future efforts here in the U.S. Comments

Facebook's Zuckerberg Says PRISM Has Helped Tech Sector to Become Friends

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks at MWC Feb 26, 2014 - Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has lashed out at the US National Security Agency (NSA) over the PRISM surveillance scandal, but said the industry is working better together as a result. 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

What’s Up With Facebook’s WhatsApp Acquisition?

whatsapp Feb 24, 2014 - The real reason for the acquisition is that any site that moves people away from dependence on Facebook also chips away at its ability to sell ads, which makes up most of the company's revenue. Comments

Software Fatigue and How to Fight It

fatigue-small-shutterstock-124736755-1 Feb 24, 2014 - Anyone not lost in the jungle believing World War II is still raging also knows that a successful software product is the key to riches almost unimaginable. Comments

Facebook’s $19 Bn for WhatsApp: Crazy or Genius?

whatsapp Feb 21, 2014 - Was the whopping $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp a totally crazy move on Facebook’s part? Or was it genius? 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

Facebook Acquires WhatsApp in $19 Billion Deal

whatsapp Feb 19, 2014 - Facebook will acquire smartphone-messaging app WhatsApp for a $19 billion cash-and-stock deal. The move pushes the social network further into the fast-growing mobile messaging market. Comments

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