KakaoTalk: Connect Better Across the Globe

KakaoTalk: Connect Better
KakaoTalk: Connect Better. Image from the KakaoTalk FB Page.

From Korea to the world, KakaoTalk is now a major messenger app in the international market. Currently, KakaoTalk has more than 158 million registered members from 196 countries.

In his speech about the evolving digital era the social media networks, US President Barack Obama mentioned KakaoTalk. In 2011, CNET chose KakaoTalk as the Number 1 Free SMS App. It also won the Red Gerring Asia Top 100 Award in 2012 and is nominated as a finalist for the Global Mobile Awards in 2014 for the Most Innovative App Category. The World Economic Forum has named KakaoTalk as a Technology Pioneer.

The KakaoTalk App is available in iOS, Android, and Windows OS. And it is offered in 15 different languages: Korean, English, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese, Thai, Indonesian, Turkish, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Vietnamese, Russian, and Arabic.

KakaoTalk, however, is not just a messaging app. It is also a social platform that has digital content, a platform for marketing and commerce, and games.
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Foursquare: Being Stalked Goes Digital

Have you ever wondered how you can get your favorite store or cafe to notice how much you like their place? Or do you want other people to know how much you like the clothes at your favorite boutique? How about claiming to be a place’s most frequent customer? It’s possible with FourSquare.

FourSquare lets you check in at places, share experiences with your contacts, mark your territory, and even temporarily be the mayor of a place.

Using your mobile phone, iPhone, Blackberry, or Android gadget, you can check in at any place and let people know where you are right at that moment.

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