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Zuckerberg needs to re-energise apathetic user base

Toxic conversations in a testy global political environment do not arouse emotions -- it just leads to boredom 

SAIF bets on Pulse, an app that works like Facebook did in 2004

Pulse is a social networking app that enables users to stay connected with college/school communities around them in a fun and visual way 

Why establishing a strong social presence is vital for any startup

It is very important enterprises of all sizes to build a strong social presence if they want to improve their reach and generate more business 

Startup that connects sports enthusiasts to events and venues in India secures funding

Sportido helps users discover places to play any sport with like-minded people, explore new sports, participate in events, and find deals on clubs and gyms nearby 

Is Google Allo a success or a failure? An analysis of data by region

The prospect does not look very bright in Asia. Why? It might be due to the "power of network effect" 

Online travel aggregator Goibibo launches travel social network on its app

In the next quarter, Goibibo will expand the social network to its user generated content pieces such as photo reviews, ratings and Q&As 

Silicon Valley investor Matt Glickman backs social network for parents Tinystep

Tinystep enables moms to spend hours connecting and bonding over everyday decisions and interests, and sharing their precious moments with each other 

7 tips for tackling the mad world of startup marketing

From building a social network and creating a lasting impression to building a strong team and more, the author shares insights how to successfully market your startup 

Fan club-based social networking platform Kincir goes mobile

Aside from launching its app on Android, the Indonesian startup has also tweaked its web and mobile sites 

Beijing anonymous app Tings wants to raise Series A of US$5M

Barely four months old, this social network is valued at US$10 million based on their angel round from K2VC and has already picked up 50,000 users in China, US, Southeast Asia and Russia 

StartupBlink isn't just another startup directory, and Guy Kawasaki agrees

e27 talks exclusively with the two Co-founders of StartupBlink about their global vision for mapping the world's startup ecosystem 

Weekly Cornerplay: Do we need private social networks?

Jeffrey Yuwono reviews Peep, a private social network, and concludes it doesn't offer much beyond chat 

Weekly Cornerplay: What will make Facebook at Work successful?

In this edition of Weekly Cornerplay, Jeffrey Yuwono talks about how marketing is a key factor for Facebook at Work to hit the bull's eye 

You can share your deepest, darkest secrets here

Now air your worrisome woes, fierce fears, and spread galloping gossips. No one’s to know this is you. Enter Bakfy 

Singapore-based Lunch Kaki wants to help strangers grab lunch together

Lunch Kaki's Co-founder tells e27 that the one-of-its-kind social networking app ultimately aims to go global 

Startuptravels wants to connect travelling entrepreneurs everywhere

Co-founder Rasmus Frandsen’s passion for travelling and meeting like-minded people has culminated in this social network for entrepreneurs 

[Updated] KerjaDulu gets undisclosed amount in angel round from Budi Setiadharma

The Indonesian startup will use the funding to enhance its platform, grow its team, fuel sales and marketing, and add partnerships programmes 

Spot.IM launches tech to turn any website into its own social network

Website owners no longer need to rely on external social networks for user engagement. The Israel-based startup has big plans for Asia 

BlastOut wants to help event-goers make temporary connections

This Singapore-based app wants to give its users the privilege of staying private on a social network. A temporary social network, that is 

Why LinkedIn is crucial for gaining B2B leads

 LinkedIn could be the one big tool your business is not using to its fullest potential to maximize B2B leads 

New Chinese social media app wants to enrich your social life

Pengpeng app integrates games directly into the social experience. With 3M users in just 2 months, expanding to SEA is its immediate focus 

Photo sharing app Snapeee raises US$4M in Series C funding

Mind Palette, the Tokyo-based startup behind Snapeee, has secured the investment from Global Brain and Kodansha 

Facebook has a plan to penetrate China despite being banned there

The giant social media company preps up to open an office in Beijing and plans to boost sales in Asia 

Food Social wants to be the de facto app for Malaysian foodies

Combining social media nuances with a huge emphasis on local dining culture, this Android app aims to bring food lovers and restaurant owners together