May 24, 2019

Yahoo Japan Killed 5900 Fraudulent Ads

Yahoo! Japan said they have removed 5900 ads in five months since they came out with new guidelines for ads in the late October 2018. The new guidelines are structured around 3 pillars: Visualization of […]
March 10, 2018

2017 Ads Spends Report from Japan

A few weeks ago, Dentsu released the 2017 annual report on the advertising expenditures in Japan. ( According to the report, the overall spending on advertising grew to 6.4 trillion yen (approx. US$60 billion) last […]
March 6, 2013

China’s Qihoo Web Browser Reached 66% Penetration

If you haven’t heard, it’s not Google vs. Bing or Baidu in China. Google’s “pretending” CN site (which is redirected to Google HK site) doesn’t have enough traffic or any other meaningful performance in volume. […]
October 14, 2009

Online advertising grew while Mass media went down

METI report shows the advertising industry in Japan continue to decline in sales. While 4 of the mass media such as TV and newspaper had 2 digit loss compare to the sales in the same month last year, Internet advertising had a slight growth in August 2009.