Posts with tag KakaoTalk

WhatsApp named most popular messenger on Android

We all have one messaging app that we prefer to use over the others. For some people it may be WhatsApp, while others choose Viber or Facebook’s Messenger. Using Android data from 187 countries, analytical company SimilarWeb, conducted a study to determine the most popular messaging apps in the world. In fact, the company claims…



The number of messaging apps is growing rapidly and each of them is struggling for every single client. Messaging apps have long become much more than just apps for chatting. Now they let users make video calls, share eye-catching stickers, location or even send a photo collage. WeChat messenger, for instance, even offers cab calling…

Asia Messengers Are More Lucrative Than Their US Competition

Asia Messengers Are More Lucrative Than Their US Competition

Messaging apps develop at lightning speed in today’s realities. We have an enormous number of apps to choose from as it is, but, in spite of this, new ones are released almost every week. Now every user can pick the messaging app that they want and that is tailored to satisfy their needs. Nonetheless, putting…


Following Trends: Very Korean Sticker Packs From KakaoTalk

K-Minute on KakaoTalk If you are into Korean pop culture in all its manifestations (trust me, there are a lot of worthy things to see, hear and read), you’ll love the special surprise from KakaoTalk messaging app: K-Minute. It is essentially a bot that you can follow and receive messages from a number of accounts,…


Daum Kakao Corp becomes Kakao

The new name of Daum Kakao Daum Kakao Corp., the owner and developer of the popular messaging app KakaoTalk and many other services integrated in the platform app, has decided to change its name to a shorter Kakao Corp. Corporation Daum Kakao started its operation in October 2014 following a merger of Daum Communications and Kakao….

WhatsApp Web is now available for iOS

WhatsApp Web now available for iOS

WhatsApp Web version for iOS In less than a year from the WhatsApp Web’s release the browser version of the messaging app for the iOS platform hit the ground. Earlier, users could see an iOS button on the app’s website, but it only meant there was a mobile version of WhatsApp for iPhone fans to download….

Kim Beom-su

Beom-Su Kim “Brian”

Entrepreneur, founder and president of the Daum Kakao Corp., Hangame project, Naver co-founder, Chairman of the Board, member of Daum Kakao’s Nominating and Compensation Committee

KakaoTalk has a New CEO  Ji Hoon “Jimmy” Rim

Daum Kakao to be run by one CEO

Daum Kakao being restructured Today, on August 10, Daum Kakao management officially stated that it plans to appoint Ji Hoon Rim – the head of K Cube Ventures – as the CEO. This move will cause significant changes to be made in the Daum Kakao organizational structure. Let us recall that currently the messaging company…

Daum Kakao reported on personal user data protection

Daum Kakao reported on personal user data protection

A new report from Daum Kakao South Korean Daum Kakao Corp, engaged in the design and development of KakaoTalk messaging app, has published its new Transparency Report for the first half of this year. According to a statement from the corporation, protecting user privacy is the top priority of the project team, which is why the…



Facebook Messenger Catches Up with Asian Competitors Facebook Messenger offers its users a wide set of functions – messaging, file sharing, stickers and even allows to make money transfer to users’ friends, for example, if your friend has paid for dinner at a restaurant or booked cinema tickets for a new movie, which you plan…