Tag - social



Jan 25, 2013
Address shows Obama is playing make-believe
There was a make-believe quality to U.S. President Barack Obama's second inaugural address, as if all that's required to solve serious problems are the intelligence to produce proper policies and the political grit to get them approved. Perish the thought that there are deep conflicts among the things...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Dec 13, 2012
2012: The year in social media in Japan
The year in social media in Japan. Hint: Line.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 7, 2012
New Japanese tourists: have social network, will travel
Have group, will travel: social travel companies taking off in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Aug 27, 2012
Today's J-blip: Seiyu social TV commercial
Seiyu lets the Internet call the shots for its next TV commercial.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jul 6, 2012
Today's J-blip: MUJI to GO game
MUJI to GO will take you on a social media adventure.
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jul 3, 2012
Today's J-blip: Oronamin C 7/3 Facebook Campaign
If you win this contest you might want to invest in a bigger fridge.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Mar 16, 2012
Stationery trends worth taking note of
A rundown of stationery products that mix old school and new school, analog and digital.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Feb 14, 2012
Making new connections over lunch
Sites and apps take the difficulty of saying 'let's do lunch sometime.'
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jan 18, 2012
2012 trends: consumer 'neta,' relocating and regional flavors
Trendwatchers say it will all be about keeping it 'real' and local in 2012.
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Jan 4, 2012
2011 trends: Social media in Japan comes of age
Without a doubt, social media in Japan brought people together in 2011. The question remains: Where does everyone like to congregate?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Nov 4, 2011
Japan Inc. puts on its social game face
Big corps are getting playful and social while testing the waters of the big Facebook pond.
Sep 5, 2011
Japan in a European club?
Hitherto unknown and self-styled "loach" Yoshihiko Noda must learn to swim in an ocean of problems as Japan's new prime minister of the year. He has more than a plateful of domestic issues, but he should also realize, as his predecessors forgot, that Japan needs to re-engage the world if it is to find...
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / Japan Pulse
Jul 28, 2011
Fukulog shares its looks with Asia
Street fashion goes social on Fukulog, a site that's attracting attracting the attention of fashionistas in Japan and beyond.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Dec 31, 2010
Trends in Japan 2010: Twitter
It wasn't exactly love at first sight between Japan and the little blue bird, but by 2010, practically everyone was a-twitter.
Japan Times
Jul 20, 2010
Expat clubs boast bygone cachet
OSAKA — In the years following the Meiji Restoration of 1868, when Japan ended nearly 2 1/2 centuries of isolation, Tokyo, Yokohama and Kobe in particular saw a large influx of Western men in uniform, merchants, teachers and clerics.
LIFE / Food & Drink / Japan Pulse
Jun 3, 2010
Japan by the numbers (06.04.10)
Let's get a rough head count: Japanese find it hard to give up smoking; love Mixi and sushi; and eat out more than once a week.
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
Mar 5, 2010
Japan by the numbers (03.05.10)
75% of Japanese housewives have bought their husbands clothes. Reading Japan by numbers, it's shocking what you might learn.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Oct 19, 2009
Twitter swoops into the Japanese market again
Twitter stepping up its operations in Japan with a new mobile site and video capability. Will this be enough to make Japanese users start tweeting?


Father's Day is said to have come to Japan around 1950, shortly after the establishment of Mother's Day.
The evolving nature of fatherhood in Japan