Japan

Japan /dʒəˈpæn/ (Japanese: 日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 About this sound Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, literally "[the] State of Japan") is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The characters that make up Japan's name mean "sun-origin", which is why Japan is sometimes referred to as the "Land of the Rising Sun".Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, which together comprise about ninety-seven percent of Japan's land area.
Posts about Japan
  • Blogging From the Road: Japan Edition

    … is no different. By combining your natural flair for storytelling with stories of your experiences traveling, you can explore the emotive landscape in with invigorating perspective. Plus, it’s nice to get away. If you’re travel blogging Japan, here’s some tips for your survival. Travel Tips Traveling to Japan is a topic worthy of its own post…

    The Blog Heraldin Blogging- 13 readers -
  • Pinterest Tops 150 Million Monthly Active Users

    … managed countries—U.K., France, Germany, Brazil, Japan—in the first half of 2016 than it did in all of 2015. Pinterest is serving 10 billion recommendations daily, double last year’s figure. 150 million visual searches are performed on Pinterest every month, along with more than 2 billion text-based idea searches. There are more than 1 million…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 21 readers -
  • Facebook, Google Team Up on Subsea Cable Across Pacific Ocean

    … estimated design capacity of 120 tbps. PLCN will also be one of the longest direct cable systems in the world, connecting Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Most Pacific subsea cables go from the U.S. to Japan, and this new direct route will give us more diversity and resiliency in the Pacific. As the number of people using Facebook applications and services continues to grow in the region, PLCN will help further connect Asia and our data centers in the U.S. Readers: What are your initial thoughts on PLCN? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Google Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Mcommerce is Now Growing 200% Faster than Ecommerce

    … grown mobile commerce by 35%. In 2015, the top five companies that saw the most growth in mobile commerce are GOME Electrical Appliances with 634%, Nebraska Furniture Mart with 500%, Yihaodian with 456%, VIPShop Holdings with 451% and HappiGo with 389%. The largest mobile commerce providers in the US are TicketMaster, Apple, Target, QVC…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 32 readers -
  • Twitter Promoted Stickers Go to the Movies

    … The honor of the first Twitter Promoted Stickers campaign for a feature film went to Warner Bros. and its Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Twitter said in an email to SocialTimes that users in the U.S., U.K., France, Japan, Brazil and Spain will see four custom stickers in their libraries inspired by Newt Scamander, the main character…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 17 readers -
  • Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Begin in Europe, Canada; Sept. 20 Ship Date

    … Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift headset are being accepted via retailers in Europe and Canada, with a ship date of Sept. 20. Facebook’s Oculus VR unit said in a blog post that the suggested retail price for the Oculus Rift in Europe is £549/€699 ($716), adding that in-store demonstrations of the upcoming Oculus Touch controller will begin…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 18 readers -
  • Twitter, Vine, Periscope Debut Rio 2016 Features

    … that drew the most pre-Olympics buzz. The top three countries were the U.S., Brazil and Japan. The top three sports were basketball, volleyball and swimming. And the top three athletes were Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and Simone Biles. Twitter users: Are you ready for Rio 2016? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 28 readers -
  • Facebook, Instagram and Users’ ‘Behavior and Emotions’ (Study)

    … What are the similarities and differences between how users of Facebook and Instagram feel about both social networks? Facebook IQ released a new study in which more than 5,500 users of Facebook and Instagram in six countries—Australia, Brazil, France, Japan, U.K. and U.S.—were polled on their “behavior and emotions across the two platforms…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Storm8: Players Are Most Engaged With Mobile Games on Mondays (Infographic)

    … “casual” game players play 30 percent longer per week than players of social casino games, and 120 percent longer per week than simulation game players. Elsewhere, Storm8 said simulation game players are overall the most dedicated throughout the year, even during holiday periods such as Christmas and New Year’s. Social casino game players…

    AllFacebook- 19 readers -
  • Facebook CPMs Up 71% in Q1 (Report)

    … quarter of 2016, to CPM of $6.93 and CPE of $0.79. Instagram’s CTR for the quarter was $0.11, reaching a high of $0.17 in Japan. The global LinkedIn CPM for the quarter was $29.37. Salesforce Marketing Cloud said in its report: Historically, media costs tend to be lower in the first quarter than in the fourth quarter due to seasonal shopping…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 21 readers -
  • Snake.io, Hungry Shark World Among Fastest-Growing Android Games in May

    … also decreased in Japan, where the app has a higher install rate. Specifically, app installations fell from 2.87 percent to 2.36 percent on all Android devices in Japan in May, while the app’s average session length decreased from 12 minutes to eight minutes and 59 seconds. SimilarWeb’s data is in keeping with a recent SurveyMonkey Intelligence report, which highlighted Miitomo’s low engagement and high churn following its impressive launch March 31. Check out SimilarWeb’s complete data for May here. …

    AllTwitter- 14 readers -
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