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Facebook Amasses 17 Million Japanese Users

When you look at the intersection between social media and Japan, things get a little weird. The citizens of the island nation don’t behave like the rest of the world does. The Japanese still prefer communications with close friends through text messages and emails via cell phones. That attitude is slowly changing though. The latest NetRatings study from Nielsen Japan …

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Facebook Gaining Traction in Japan

Since Facebook debuted in Japan in 2008, the social networking giant faced a few cultural obstacles in its bid for popularity, in a country where people are historically reluctant to share any sort of personal information on the internet. Still, new reports have shown that Facebook is gaining traction in Japan, and has beaten out homegrown rivals such as Mixi …

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