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  • Indian Social Network SMS GupShup Wants To Help Small Businesses Reach Mobile Users

    SMS GupShup, a Twitter-like service in India that is primarily accessed via SMS, is launching a new service today for small businesses, BizShup. The new product allows small businesses to create mobile campaigns and send messages to the network’s 45 million members on the fly. Launched in April 2007, SMS GupShup (spawned from Webaroo), seen traction from advertisers and brands looking… Read More

  • Indian Social Network SMS GupShup Now Processing Over 2 Billion Messages Per Month

    SMS GupShup, a Twitter-like service in India that is primarily accessed via SMS, is announcing a number of new milestones today, including that the service is processing over 2 billion messages per month (up from 480 million messages a month a year ago) and is adding over 1 million members per month. Launched in April 2007, SMS GupShup (spawned from Webaroo) serves 45 million users (which is… Read More

  • As Facebook And Orkut Duke It Out In India, SMS GupShup Hits 35 Million Users

    As Facebook and Google’s Orkut duke it out for traffic in India, another social network has quietly gained traction in the space. SMS GupShup, a Twitter-like service in India that is primarily accessed via SMS, has hit 35 million users (up from 26 million late last year) with 1 million users joining monthly. This number seems to outpace July traffic on Facebook (21 million unique… Read More

  • India's Twitter SMS GupShup Gets An App Store


    Fresh off a $12 million investment, SMS GupShup, a Twitter-like service in India that is primarily accessed via SMS, is launching an App Store. The store aims to expand SMS GupShup’s ecosystem by allowing developers to create SMS-based mobile applications based off of the microblogging service. Read More

  • India's SMS GupShup Raises $12 Million For Twitter-Like Social Network

    SMS GupShup, a Twitter-like service in India that is primarily accessed via SMS, has raised $12 million in funding led by Globespan Capital Partners with existing investors Charles River Ventures and Helion Venture Partners participating in the round. The latest capital injection brings SMS GupShup’s total funding to $37 million. Launched in April 2007, SMS GupShup (spawned from… Read More