Social Media News From Asia [15th January 2014]

by Prasant Naidu on January 15, 2022

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1. SunBridge Global Ventures invests in online tour platform AnyRoad: San Francisco-based AnyRoad, a web platform that connects tourists and tour guides, has just received investment from Tokyo-based SunBridge Global Ventures. The amount invested was not disclosed. Read more here.

2. WeChat views a global audience for its new photo app, StoryCam: Chinese web giant Tencent has come up with StoryCam as a companion app to WeChat, its hugely popular messaging app. Read more here.

3. Colgate’s Ajax Social Wipes app to ‘clean up’ users’ social networking feeds: VML & GPY&R teamed up with Colgate’s surface cleaning brand, Ajax, to create an easy solution for people to ‘clean’ their social networking feeds. Read more here.

4. Dentsu announces business alliance with Getty Images Japan: Dentsu Inc. announced today that it has entered into a business alliance agreement with Getty Images Japan, K.K., the Japan office of Getty Images, Inc., one of the world’s largest digital content companies and a leading creator and distributor of still imagery, video footage, multimedia content and music on a global basis. Read more here.

5. WeChat hopes to conquer Southeast Asia, one game at a time: It seems like the chat app competition has become a battle after all – according to WeChat, the China-based messenger will be rolling out four games for users residing in Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia. Read more here.

Prasant Naidu

Founder and Blogger at Lighthouse Insights. Loves to experiment in social media and believes social media is a game changer for SME's.

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