We can all learn from the top 20 things Japanese hate about corporate websites. It shows typical web site design and structure problems, and how the site owners and webmasters don't care about the usability of the website.
Mobile Internet and mobile search have a long history in Japan. These are some of th e points, which you should know about mobile internet, mobile web and mobile search in Japan that would lead you to successful mobile SEO and SEM campaigns.
Online population is maturing in Japan. The 50+ users now makes 23% of online population and the share is growing. We don't see many of them on SNS sites and social medias just yet, so what are they doing?
Mobile advertising grew to 81.5 billion yen market in 2007, and expected to hit 100 billion yen in 2008 in Japan. This will definitely push mobile paid market to grow rapidly in Japan within a few years.
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.