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JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
May 23, 2011
Pucker up! It’s Kiss Day in Japan
Quick, kiss us, you fool.
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
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Dec 7, 2010
Real New Year's greetings to virtual addresses
Japan Postal Service acts as a go-between exchanging real cards between online friends.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Nov 22, 2010
They've got a Twitter bot for that
Japan is clearly in the throes of Twittermania, but bots should be given credit for generating a good chunk of the traffic.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Sep 22, 2010
Daily deal sites tap into buying power in numbers
Flash marketing + group discounts a la Groupon catch in a big way with Japan's savvy shoppers.
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JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Aug 13, 2010
Tachiyomi: Do it on your device
Tachiyomi gets a twist, as publishers and marketing companies embrace Twitter and new platforms to, um, help drive more print sales.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / Japan Pulse
Jul 15, 2010
PR News wants you to tweet the news
Hey, want to impress everyone by tweeting press releases for random companies? Sign up today!
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jun 8, 2010
Virtual versions map out real benefits of Tokyo localities
Jimotonow lets local shop-owners speak for themselves with Twitter-friendly communities representing areas in Tokyo's Suginami-ku.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jun 1, 2010
Japanese Twitter marketing campaigns make some noise
New followers line up for the next creative Twitter campaign. Where will the tweeting flocks fly next?
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle / Japan Pulse
May 14, 2010
New ABC's of motherhood in Japan: Apps, Beer and Crying
Got a wee one on the way? Well, time to get a Twitter account, an iPhone and your free (non-alcoholic) beer.
LIFE / Digital / Japan Pulse
May 4, 2010
Dog's new best friend: microblogging
Fur Peace brings the canine crew into the microblogging fold.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 19, 2010
Tell them Twitter sent you
Bargains galore can be yours, if you know how to track down the twiwari hashtags on Twitter.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 12, 2010
How to make a Big Bang in show business
J-pop labels might learn a thing or two from Big Bang, a Korean boy band that gives it up for the fans.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 10, 2010
The cheapest night out/in
Recession drinking styles now include vending-machine stand bars and Twitter-enhanced boozing. Come here often?
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 8, 2010
Japan Inc. testing the Twitter waters
As Twitter booms in Japan, big and small businesses are exploring the potential for PR, fostering customer loyalty and targeting new demographics.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Nov 23, 2009
Japanese now a little less lost in translation
Yeah, some things still get lost in machine translation, but language barriers did grow a lot smaller in 2009.
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?

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan