Colorful Balloons mobile app discovered as Facebook’s secret Chinese entry

The social network giant anonymously released the photo sharing application into China’s market. Back in May, the Colorful Balloons app was launched in China, allowing users to share pictures with friends and family. That said, according to a New York Times report, that photo sharing mobile app was actually a secret Facebook project in the country. Facebook is banned in China, but the social network launched the application anonymously. The Colorful Balloons application has a very similar look and feel to Facebook’s more well known photo sharing app, called Moments.…

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Rovio partners with Madhouse for greater migration of Angry Birds

Angry Birds App

Maker of the tremendously popular mobile game Angry Birds, Rovio, has recently announced that it will be partnering with the Shanghai-based major ad network, Madhouse, in order to bring the app to China. This is the next step in Helsinki-based Rovio’s goal to achieve one billion downloads for the game. So far, the game has been downloaded over 300 million times. The move to China will also help the company to reduce its concern over the pirating of the app in that country. The announcement of the partnership was made…

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