HONG KONG – Time Warner confirmed that it has launched a Hong Kong version of AOL this week. News Corp’s social networking site MySpace also went “official” on its Indian site, which has been operational since January.
AOL Hong Kong site includes communications products (free e-mail and instant messaging) and regional content in Chinese. Company has partnered with local content owners including China News, United Daily News and Phoenix New Media to provide feeds.
MySpace India claims already to have half a million subscribers and to be growing at 30% a month. There are currently no plans to launch it in local language versions.
Earlier this week AOL launched it Taiwanese version and MySpace its localized Korean-language site.