Japanese Search Engines

Google Opens YouTube Space in Tokyo

Google has opened new YouTube Space in Roppongi-Hills, Tokyo. The studio (including green screen, editing room, hair & make-up, and kitchen) is made available to professional and non-professional creators and artists for free. To use the space, you first need to apply to their partner program.

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Yahoo Japan’s New Search Box

Earlier this month, Yahoo! Japan came out with new search box with simpler design. While it doesn’t look much different from the older version, the new design was put together through various trials and tests over a year from colors, sizes, and textures, hoping to provide better search experiences no[…]

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Yahoo Japan, still the top search site in Japan

Yahoo Search (Japan) had 2,609 mil search queries during the month of April, which made them the number 1 search site in Japan. According to the report by NetRatings (netratings.co.jp) “Search Service Usage Report” (the search conducted on PC at home and work), Google search had second most search users[…]

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