Posts Tagged ‘Korea

Saturday August 5, 2006 17:40

Korean Top 20 Web Sites

What are korean favorite web sites rignt now? I made a chart to compare a result by four research company. Results are as following. I will briefly introduce them by categories for each websites. Internet Portal Naver(Focused on search, NHN’s property), Daum(Mail, community and news), Nate/Cyworld(Social network), Yahoo! Korea(News and search), Emaps(Search), Paran(owned by KT), […]

Saturday July 22, 2006 16:33

Firefox lovers in Korea

As followings are my article on Get Firefox Sticker Event over 1,000 people in one day. I visited Mozilla Office in my US trip for Where 2.0 and EbayDevcon. Paul gave me a roll of new firefox sticker as a gift. A number of sticker is about 1,000 pieces. I thought that half of […]

Thursday June 8, 2006 23:51

Wireless Broadband Internet: Wibro and HSDPA

KT, the country’s largest fixed-line operator, and SK Telecom, the largest mobile phone service provider, both began commercial services of KT WiBro and 3G+ HSDPA, a homegrown portable Internet service. WiBro, short for wireless broadband, enables users to access the Internet at the speed of fixed-line connections through portable devices such as laptops or personal […]

Friday May 5, 2006 03:52

Korean Web 2.0 Logotype

As like Logo 2.0 part, I made snapshot of korean web 2.0 logo-type. You can see all profiles of web 2.0 companies in Korea. Updated.Korean Web 2.0 Lists

Wednesday May 3, 2006 15:35

The Search Market Share in Korea

May you read Google Fails to Make Inroads in S. Korea. Korean version of Google referred only about 17% of unique visitors to other sites in March 2006, according to WebSideStory. KoreanClick found that Google’s Korean site referred only about 10.8% of unique visitors in February 2006. Naver accounted for nearly 58.4% of search referrals, […]

Sunday April 9, 2006 05:28

Broadband Effects

Do you know Korean broadband effects? The broadband effect means social trends and changes originated from widely usage of broadband internet. Most of Korean exposed in this environment using Internet for social activities and communications. SayClub (1998~1999) The Sayclub was success chatting sites from 1998 to 2000. Many users were good at chatting services in […]

Tuesday January 24, 2006 22:56

ZDNet: Korean Web 2.0 Services

I introduced korean servces with web 2.0 concepts. 1. User paticipation – Ohmynews: – an alternative media with citizenship reporters – Cyworld: – an widely spreading social network service – Daum Agora: – a bulletin board system for issues. – Naver Blog: – an information clipping based blog service. 2. Blogging […]

Wednesday December 28, 2005 12:02

A status of korean search market

Now Naver accounts for 70 percent of Korean search engine traffic, it has become more or less invincible among portal sites. Still, the rivals are trying to regain lost ground, tiny though their ships may look against the Death Star of NHN. It has been a month since Empas ( quietly launched an open search […]