Line Doubled Users Every Day In Hong Kong Last Week

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Japanese messaging app Line has just reported that new users in Hong Kong have been doubling each day for the past week since January 29.

The app, which is the dominant messenger of choice in Japan, launched its Chinese version on December 12, and looks like it’s riding a huge wave of momentum in Asia, ranking first on the free app category in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Thailand, to name a few.

Line provides free calls and chatting, and the company noted in its latest announcement that t...

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