Social Networks

Present wants to be the video diary for your memories
Singapore-based startup Present has officially launched its app, which allows users to record up to two minutes of video, and also gives them a platform to edit, store and view these videos from anywhere.
Twitter opens Asia Pacific Hq in Singapore
Twitter Inc has launched its Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore, about a year after first opening its subsidiary in the island-republic, saying that it would more than double headcount from the current 80.
80% of CEOs from world’s top companies on social media
80% of the chief executive officers (CEOs) from the world’s top companies are now engaged online and via social media, according to research released recently by global public relations (PR) firm Weber Shandwick.
Social-fuelled TalentBin by Monster launches in South-East Asia
Monster Worldwide Inc has announced the region-wide launch of TalentBin by Monster, which it said provides recruiters access to previously ‘unfindable’ candidate profiles through aggregated social sources across the Web.
Social video diary startup Present app secures US$370K in funding
Singapore startup Present app announced it has raised S$500,000 (US$370,000) from investors such as James Teo, executive chairman of Eastgate Technology; and Bobby Lim, executive director of Tai Sin Electric, among others.
Chat apps challenge Asian social behaviour
We’re living in a day and age not just defined by mobile connectivity, but dominated and controlled by it, writes Consumer Electronics Association president and CEO Gary Shapiro.
10 cringeworthy social media terms I loathe using (guilty as charged)
An insightful rant from Julian Matthews, the former Malaysian correspondent to CNet, ZDnet, Newsbytes, Nikkei Electronics Asia and
SEA companies to spend more to attract top talent in 2015: LinkedIn
More than half of companies (56%) surveyed in South-East Asia for LinkedIn’s recruiting trends report said they are spending more to raise general awareness of their company to establish a strong employer brand.
Facebook under fire for conducting secretive emotions study
The recent move by Facebook to conduct a sociological experiment on a select group of its users has drawn criticism from academia, analysts and social media professionals who described it as callous, unethical and irresponsible; although perhaps not illegal, writes Edwin Yapp.
To feed web-hungry masses, Telenor expands Opera partnership
Telenor Group and Opera Software have announced a re-commitment and an expansion of their partnership to bring the mobile web to Telenor’s customers.
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