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Social Network, specialists in Korean trend contents secures investment to back its China strategy
2015년 12월 01일

Social Network, a specialist platform servicing Korean trends (wave) has secured an investment of US$4.3m (KRW 5b) from Korea Investment Partners, Mirae Asset Investment, POSCO technical investment and Intellectual Ventures. In 2012, Social Network secured their early stage investment of the same amount from Travel Doctor, Shinhan Bank and Hong Kong’s Evo Revo. The total amount for investment is now close to US$9m (KRW 10b). Productions from Social Network includes; Sketchup, the top…

Yellow Mobile’s Location-Based SNS ‘1km’ Targets Global Market With International Version
2014년 12월 12일

Yello Mobile’s location-based SNS ‘1km’ has announced the launch of their international version, which now supports ten different languages including English, Chinese, Spanish, and Thai. Riding the current of ‘Korean-Wave’, they are targeting South-east Asian and Latin American countries, which are hotspots for Korean popular culture. There is a long term plan to expand their global coverage further in the future. The app, which uses GPS to connect people within a 1km…

Couples App ‘Between’ Hits 10 Million Global Downloads, Celebrates Three Years In Operation
2014년 12월 10일

Two weeks after the third anniversary of founding Between, the world’s largest social network for couples, has hit a major milestone, achieving 10 million global downloads. Since launching 3 years ago, Between has enjoyed 100% year-on-year growth. What is perhaps even more encouraging is that in 2014, much of this growth came from overseas markets, such as Japan, Taiwan and Southeast Asia. Japan hit its 1 million local downloads earlier this year,…

Between: A SNS Just For You And Your Significant Other From Korean Startup VCNC Takes On The Asian Market
2013년 08월 08일

Don’t want to be one of THOSE couples? You know the sort, always sending cute messages to each other’s Facebook wall, cluttering your newsfeed with annoying content that really should only be between the two lovebirds. If so, smartphone app Between is something for you. Created by Korean Startup VCNC, Between is a SNS just for two. It provides a private space for all lovers to communicate and share their beautiful memories…

What’s ANIPANG, and why is it so hot in South Korea
  ·  2012년 10월 09일

Anypang, South Korea’s mobile-based, HEXA style puzzle game, with 18 million smartphone downloads and 7 million daily users, played on KAKAOTALK Platform. Anypang’s sales projection is reaching 250,000,000 won (224,000$) on a daily basis. It’s service used some sensible choice architecture with multi-level marketing strategy

Google, 소셜 퍼블리싱 서비스 Meebo 인수
2012년 06월 05일

구글이 소셜 퍼블리싱 서비스 Meebo를 인수했다. Meebo는 Mini Bar, Bookmarklet 등을 통해 이용자가 흥미를 가질 만한 콘텐츠와 광고를 노출하는 서비스를 개발해왔다. 이번 Meebo 인수는 침체된 Google+를 활성화 시키기 위한 방편으로 보인다.

[Review] 2011년 8가지 글로벌 소셜 미디어 트렌드
2012년 01월 12일

디지털 비즈니스 트렌드 분석 회사인  comScore는 최근 2011년 소셜 미디어의 주요 트렌드를 작성한 보고서를 공개했다. 기업이 기존 고객과 소통하고 새로운 고객을 유치할 수 있는 채널로서 소셜 네트워킹 사이트가 등장했다는 사실은 어느 누구도 부인할 수 없으며 향후 기업들은 SNS  트렌드에 발맞추어 현재 환경에 적합한 온라인 전략을 도입하고 미래의 트렌드를 준비해야 할 것이다. 보고서 전문을 요약한 핵심 사항을 여기에 몇 가지 소개하고자 한다. 1) SNS는 전세계적으로 인터넷 사용자가 대부분의 시간을 소비하는 활동으로 부각하고 있다….