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Japanese bookmark it differently

Japan’s new social bookmarking service “Imakore” let’s users to post a comment on the certain area of the page, and to read the comments left by others right on the website. It’s the bookmarking service with more socializing function.

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Bomb threat on Wikipedia Japan

On April 24, someone posted a bomb threat on Nagano station page on Wikipedia Japan targeting Olympic torch relay on April 26. The Wikipedia posting has been since deleted. The online and Internet security is a growing problem and changing its shape and size all the time. Here’s how Japanese government is coping with it.

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Did Japanese SNS market peak already?

SNS – social networking services – sites in Japan keep increasing the number of registered users, but it’s a fact that each member is spending less time and log in less frequently. Has SNS peaked in Japan already? If so, what do they need to do to survive and even to increase the popularity?

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Google Japan changed the top page layout

Google Japan has changed the top page layout by adding tabs and links to some of their popular tools and pages. Google has been religiously keeping its simple top page with big Google logo and the search box, and Google is still keeping the same top page in all of the other countries and markets. So why Google Japan decided to make the changes?

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Japanese use mobile in the tub, really!

The latest survey done in Japan shows that more than 40% of them bring cell phone when they soaked in a tub. Many of them use it to check and send e-mails, and to listen to the music. I guess being water resistant is a must-have feature of cell phone in Japan.

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