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GCash and kumu partnership will make virtual gifts and coins more accessible to Kumunity

July 29, 2021 | 2 mins read

As an in-app currency, kumu coins have become an essential for streamers and followers alike; it’s our way of showing appreciation and sharing the love within the Kumunity. To empower Kumunizens with more coin access, GCash and kumu have teamed up to give Pinoys more options to buy, share and gift coins to each other.…

“Featuring: YOU!”: Star Cinema and kumu release new kumu Campaign for “Love At First Stream”

July 27, 2021 | 3 mins read

As Star Cinema and kumu continue to make their movie project ‘Love At First Stream’ more interactive and immersive for the Kumunity, they have released yet another kumu Campaign. The “Featuring: YOU!” campaign is on the lookout for a guest streamer to make an appearance during the gameshow scene in the movie. Running from July…

#KeepingItGlokal: These international kumu region heads are nurturing Pinoy talent across the world

July 26, 2021 | 11 mins read

kumu has already brought so much joy, positivity, and entertainment to Filipinos since it launched in 2018, but more than that, it has certainly cemented the fact that Pinoy pride and talent is international!  Four continents, and at least 8 international regions—this is the powerful footprint of kumu, spreading uniquely Pinoy entertainment to people across…

Lessons from a beauty queen: What we can all learn from Mafae Yunon-Belasco, Pageant Director of kumu Global Pageants

July 24, 2021 | 7 mins read

Long after her stunning performance in the pageant stage, Mafae Yunon-Belasco (@mafaeb) is still taking on the world, one inspiring talent at a time. She may be easily recognizable as the Bb. Pilipinas World 2003, and a Top 5 Miss World 2003 Finalist, but these days her accolades include motivational speaker, personality development coach, pageant…

The “Actress Search”: kumu movie “Love At First Stream” is looking for a new cast member

July 23, 2021 | 3 mins read

The Star Cinema and kumu movie “Love At First Stream” has released another kumu Campaign to get more Kumunity talent in on the special collaboration. The “Actress Search” campaign is on the lookout for a female cast member to join the acting troop of “Love At First Stream”, the perfect cinematic opportunity for any aspiring…

kumu’s Bayani Festival takes the art of advocacy to the next level

July 21, 2021 | 4 mins read

As Kumunizens, we like to amplify everything, especially social causes and advocacies. This week, the Kumunity is launching the first ever Bayani Festival, an 8 week long virtual festival dedicated to social causes--with a #kummufied twist! One of the most ambitious Kumunity efforts to date, the Bayani Festival is held in partnership with 10 non-profit…

“Rice Up”: Win kumu diamonds and eat your rice too in the app’s newest game show

July 21, 2021 | 3 mins read

We Pinoys love our rice—whether it’s bagong saing, served as silog for breakfast, cooked as porridge, ginataan, or champorado for merienda, made into rice cakes like puto or bibingka, or turned into a game show. Wait, what? Yup, you read that right! Because kanin is life and we just can’t get enough of it, kumu…

“LoveTeam Stream”: Be the third love team on the “Love At First Stream” movie

July 15, 2021 | 4 mins read

Things just got more exciting for movie fans and the whole Kumunity! Star Cinema, the Philippines’ biggest film production outfit, and kumu, the country’s leading social entertainment app and live streaming platform, collaborate for the upcoming Cathy Garcia-Molina film, ‘Love At First Stream.’ What’s more, two lucky Kumunizens have a shot at becoming the third…

Wattpad partners with kumu to strengthen commitment to Gen Z, enabling new ways to share their voice

July 14, 2021 | 4 mins read

Wattpad, the global multi-platform entertainment company for original stories, and kumu, the Philippines’ number one live streaming platform, today announced a first of its kind partnership. Facilitated by marketing agency Culture Group, this innovative and cutting-edge union will enable Wattpad to diversify their stories into exciting digital formats on kumu, such as live streaming, audio…