Japan's celebrities are using social media to turn criticism on its head

National / Media | Japan Pulse Sep 1, 2018

Japan's celebrities are using social media to turn criticism on its head

by Patrick St. Michel

Social media present a tightrope for celebrities in Japan. An increasing number of high-profile people are becoming savvy with platforms such as Instagram and Twitter, helping them to develop an online fan base. However, the internet also opens them up to criticism, and the past couple of weeks have highlighted how confusing the conversation about celebrities in Japan can get. ...