Supporting Filipino content creators through the tipping economy

March 4, 2020 | 4 mins read

Report after report has stated what would be obvious to any Filipino who walks into an internet cafe in the Philippines: We spend more time in front of our computer screens and mobile devices than most people in the world. With all the time that you and I are spending online, how much are you…

PH app ‘Kumu’ to kick off ‘livestreaming e-commerce’ as 3rd revenue stream

March 4, 2020 | 1 min read

The Philippines’es fastest-growing social media app, Kumu seeks to expand its revenue streams by combining live-streaming and e-commerce. [embed][/embed] Original post on Youtube — ANC News on November 10, 2019 —

Search for new global singing sensation in “Star Hunt: The Global Showdown” to stream live on Kumu app

March 4, 2020 | 4 mins read

Multimedia stars Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber to host the search; Top 25 Global Star Dreamers come from the Philippines, U.S., U.K., Japan, Germany, Australia and Italy Global multimedia stars Edward Barber and Maymay Entrata host ABS-CBN and TFC’s “Star Hunt: The Global Showdown” on Kumu app (ABS-CBN Corporation) MANILA, PHILIPPINES, November 8, 2019 — ABS-CBN’s…

Building a kumunity of global Pinoy talents

March 4, 2020 | 4 mins read

Many know KUMU as the live-streaming startup taking the worlds of both local startups and mobile audiences by storm. Today, it’s the country’s fastest-growing social media app, celebrating Filipino talents across the globe. For Rexy Josh Dorado, KUMU’s president and co-founder, it’s the culmination of a career built on advocacy, championing the countless talents of…

Search for new global sensation “Star Hunt: The Global Showdown” on Kumu app

March 4, 2020 | 3 mins read

Show hosted by MayWard From scouring the country and the world for extraordinary talents on television, ABS-CBN’s grand audition program “Star Hunt,” together with The Filipino Channel, continues its legacy by launching the first global singing search on Kumu, the fastest growing social media app in the Philippines. Called “Star Hunt: The Global Showdown,” the…

Pinoy app ‘Kumu’ grows by tapping Millennial and GenZ need for ‘authenticity’

March 4, 2020 | 3 mins read

MANILA — Social app Kumu has grown to 2 million users in less than 2 years by tapping the “need for authenticity” of the younger generation of Filipinos, the company’s founder said on Thursday. Kumu, which was launched in February last year, is a Filipino-centric social app that lets users host and watch livestreams, do…

People: From Nightlife to Tech Life — Kumu Founder Angelo Mendez On Career Diversity and Having Fun at Work

March 4, 2020 | 6 mins read

For some professionals aspiring to rise up the corporate ladder, a job can mean a ton of work with very minimal fun. However, the same does not apply to KUMU’s Head of Programming Angelo Mendez who says that people should always find the “fun” in their jobs to be more productive. “Numbers move up and down,…

WATCH: Classic Pinoy game show ‘Pera o Bayong’ returns in app form

March 4, 2020 | 2 mins read

MANILA — It was a question all Filipinos back then wanted the chance to answer — “pera o bayong?” And now, the fun game show, which began in “Magandang Tanghali Bayan,” is back in app form, thanks to a collaboration between ABS-CBN Regional and Kumu, a Filipino social networking app. [embed][/embed] How it works is…

Jeepney TV Gives Back On Facebook, YouTube For Its 7th Anniversary

March 4, 2020 | 2 mins read

Jeepney TV, home of ABS-CBN’s timeless programs, spreads joy and abundant gifts this year as it celebrates its seventh anniversary and launches the #JTVHaPITOgether online giveaway on Facebook and YouTube. Viewers can win “Pito-Pito Panalo” giveaways by following seven easy steps. To qualify, just follow Jeepney TV’s Facebook page and subscribe to their YouTube channel. After this, like…