2013年4月28日 星期日

Chatting with stickers on smart phones



More and more applications have showed up on the market. What make these users to download the particular applications?
Figure 1


In East Asian countries, such as China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan
Games and communication softwares are downloaded more than other application. The needs of apps are for entertainment and chatting to kill time, such as LINE, Facebook, candy crush saga  and We Chat.(Figure 2)
Top ten apps
Figure 2


In Taiwan and Japan, apps about LINE are always on the top ten lists. In Taiwan, users often download the games to get the cute and funny stickers. They post them when chatting with others.(Figure 3 and 4)


Figure 3:Chatting with stickers 
Figure 4:Chatting with stickers
  Despite chatting with words, the users post stickers to communication. Posting stickers is faster when chatting on smart phones and also more entertaining. 
Each sticker has at least one emotion or a condition to express, it's convenience is instant to see. 
The users don't have to type in long sentences, which is time-consuming. All they have to post a sticker, not only cute, funny but also could explain all. 

  Posting stickers has become a new way of communication. It changes the typing users used to and brings a new market to the application area .

2013年4月14日 星期日

Correction

1. Soft ware→software
2. retouching soft wares.→Change into a word which is easy to understand
3. Since more and more applications had showed up with the large number of SMART-PHONE-USERS using the mobile phones," 
4. Subtitle also should be easier to understand
5. "According to the survey, most applications "WHICH" have been downloaded are games"
6. Through this, we can see that the needs of applications are mostly based on entertainment and “FEATURE WHICH is really easy to kill time."
7. focus more on→ FOCUS ON
8. use the present tense
9. Unlike Taiwan→DIFFERENT FROM TAIWAN
10. Taiwan's users have been restricted by the communication softwares(Download the apps not for app but the additional function)
11. Compare with the ranking(throw the questionnaire away)
12. The last part need to be revise all
13. Above all, free and interesting game"S"
14. Application turns in to app
15. Have more view in the app part

What do you have in your mobile phone? (Revision)


Since more and more applications have showed up with the large number of the smart phone users using the mobile phones, the phenomenon of using the apps have become more widespread and more general.
Therefore, what would influence these consumers’ choices to download the apps when there are so many choices now on the market?
The same situation in East Asia (China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Taiwan)
According to the data, in all countries, most apps which have been downloaded are games and communications softwares, especially the games. Customers are used to using their smart phones for entertainment and chatting. Through this, the needs of apps are mostly based on entertainment and feature on which is really easy to kill time.

The different situation between Taiwan and East Asia.
Different from other countries, in Taiwan and Japan, where LINE is a popular app, apps about LINE are always on the top ten lists. As far as the information shows that most people in Taiwan download the games are in propose to get the cute and funny stickers so that they can post it when they are chatting with others. Some users are confined by this which leads to a condition that their apps are all about communication. They download the add-apps for chatting whether they will use it or not.
LINE sticker
Above all, “free and interesting” games or communicative software apps are the most attractive app, and they are the key word when in search of the top ten apps.

The top ten apps in China
The top ten apps in Hong Kong

The top ten apps in Japan

The top ten apps in Korea


The top ten apps in Taiwan












2013年4月7日 星期日

What do you have in your mobile phone?


Since more and more applications had showed up with the large number of using the mobile phones, the phenomenon of using the applications had become more widespread and more general.
Therefore, what would influence these consumers’ choices to download the applications when there are so many of them now on the market?

Same
According to the survey, most applications having been downloaded are games, communications soft wares and the retouching soft wares, especially the games. Through this, we can see that the needs of applications are mostly based on entertainment and what is really easy to kill time.
Also, we can see that in both countries, the top ten applications are all for free.
Difference
The difference between the consumers in Taiwan and U.S.A is that in Taiwan, consumers would focus more on the communication soft wares, even though there are some game applications are in the top ten lists. As far as the information showed that most people in Taiwan downloaded the games are in propose to get the cute and funny stickers, so that they can post it when they are chatting with others. Unlike Taiwan, users in U.S.A don’t have this kind of applications, so what they had downloaded is what they really wanted.

  Above all, free and interesting game or communicative software applications were the most attractive application, and they are the only key word on the application market.

Taiwan:
iOS Users
Android Users


U.S.A
iOs Users


Android Users

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