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80 social networks in Japan

It is difficult to find someone who does not use means of communication over the Internet. And when you think of communication tools, you are already thinking of social networks, websites, and others. But have you ever wondered what or how Japan's applications, websites and social networks are? Here is a short list of some popular apps, social networks, and websites in Japan:

LINE [ラ イ ン]

Line is WhatsApp from Japan, an application for calling, free free messaging, voice messaging, all the features of WhatsApp, and more. You can change and customize the application to your liking, as well as the timeline function that allows you to post your photos and your friends can comment and enjoy, more or less like the Facebook timeline. There are also various services like the LINE app, the LINE game, the LINE taxi and others.

MOBAGE [モ バ ゲ ー]

Mobage was started as (Mobage Town) in 2006 and recognized as (Mobage) on March 28, 2011. It is a social network and portal for games. The main goal is to act as a game distributor where application developers can use this platform to share their games with millions of users. There you can find different categories of games and have fun with your friends.

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NICONICO [ニ コ ニ コ]

Since Line is WhatsApp from Japan, niconic is Youtube from Japan, Youtube is also popular in Japan, but niconic is more. It was released on December 12, 2006 and has three languages: Japanese, English, and Chinese. Niconico is a video hosting service that allows users to upload, view, and share video clips.

GREEK [グ リ ー]

Gree is a social platform for mobile games and was founded in Tokyo-Japan in the same year as Facebook in 2004 and offers its users more than seven thousand games and applications.

It became popular in Japan because it made Fishing Star one of the first mobile games in the world in 2007. This platform has more than 26 million registrations in Japan and more than 155 million registrations in the world.

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Twitter [ツ イ ッ タ ー]

Twitter was launched in 2006 and currently has more than 313 million active users worldwide. Twitter has grown in popularity in Japan in recent years when the 2011 earthquake and tsunami hit. Now with the "Lifeline" function, a service that helps people communicate if another communication service fails.

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Mixi [ミ ク シ ィ]

Mixi was founded in 2004 and has more than 25 million members. It has become the most visited social network in Japan. To join this social network, it is necessary to be invited by a registered member or to live in Japan. With the high level of use of Line and Twitter, this network has declined somewhat. Your advantages are absolute privacy.

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Of course, many other social networks in Japan have their popularity like Facebook, Youtube, Skype, Tumblr, Google and many others, but the social networks mentioned in this article dominate Japan. Are you using any of these networks?

Japan SNS list of social networks

We are not going to talk in detail about every social network that exists in Japan as it would take years to complete. Some just went bankrupt, others still exist with a very small community. Below is a list of all social networks in Japan:

  • Circle player
  • Long-8
  • LINE
  • Misskey
  • mixi
  • ixim
  • Netzstadt
  • Amoeba グ ル っ ぽ
  • Netlog
  • Noritel
  • Serend ((レ ン ド)
  • UbiBay
  • Uncoon (ア ン ク ー ン)
  • Worldia
  • オ リ ラ ン
  • カ フ ェ ス タ
  • コ ト ノ ハ
  • 趣味 人 倶 楽 部
  • 前 略 プ ロ フ ィ ー ル
  • み な く る ホ ー ム
  • み ん な が つ く る 街
  • 楽 天 リ ン ク ス
  • ワ ン メ イ ク
  • 大 集合 NEO
  • モ バ ゲ ー タ ウ ン
  • ド コ モ コ ミ ュ ニ テ ィ
  • Mobion
  • ジ ュ エ ル ・ コ ミ ュ
  • み ん な の 株 式
  • ネ コ ジ ル シ
  • み ん カ ラ
  • コ ス プ レ healing
  • Filn
  • pixiv
  • Zigsow
  • と り あ え ず ビ ー ル
  • e * meter ((イ メ ー ー タ ー)
  • Xacariva ((カ リ リ)
  • NazoLab
  • Lounge lounge
  • 異 業 種 ネ ッ ト
  • pop company
  • マ チ マ チ
  • Lobi
  • Miiverse
  • ひ ま 部
  • QuonNet
  • 法政 大学 オ レ ン ジ コ ミ ュ ニ テ ィ
  • 千葉 大学 校友会 SNS Curio

For photos and videos

  • creative people
  • Sketch
  • フ ォ ト 蔵
  • So-net photo
  • OCN フ ォ ト フ レ レ ン
  • zoom
  • choose
  • Ally (SNS)

Specialized in communication

  • コ ミ ュ チ カ
  • ラ ブ マ ツ
  • 山 武 SNS
  • 豊 川 地域 ポ ー タ ル サ イ ト み て み ン!
  • @ ami'z ((ミ ー ズ)
  • ち よ っ ピ ー
  • お こ こ な ご ー か
  • は ち み ー つ
  • ち ち ぶ 市民 ネ ッ ト ワ ー ク サ ー ビ ス
  • お お が き 地域 SNS
  • い け い け す ざ か
  • e-- じ - ゃ - ん - 掛 - 川
  • お 茶 っ 人
  • マ チ カ ネ っ 人
  • go to か た ら ん ね ね っ
  • ま ~ じ ん ま 奄 美 市 地域 SNS
  • Lococom
  • net- ん -net - net- ひ - た - ち - ち - な -sns
  • 桜 川 市 地域 SNS コ ミ ュ ニ テ ィ
  • お お つ SNS
  • 日刊 わ し ら

Facebook and Instagram

The Japanese also use these social networks, especially Instagram. Often times, your profiles can be left and left, but you will find many people in them. We have an article that talks a little about how to use Facebook in Japanese to benefit from your studies in languages.

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