Facebook in Japan

Facebook has passed the tipping point in Japan

In entering Japan, Facebook joins a competitive market where mainstream services such as Mixi, Ameba, Gree and Mobage are dominant.  However, its range of services, speed, activity stream and vitality of content has taken it passed the local sites and Japanese users are now joining Facebook in record numbers.

Social media monitoring site Socialbakers.com, as well as Facebook itself, list over 3 million members in Japan and the number is growing at 100,000+ per month.

Some of the latest Facebook news in the Japanese press:

Globally, Facebook is now the number one website and is about to hit 600,000,000 registered members.  This makes it the most powerful tool available for companies in Japan to pinpoint an international market for overseas ecommerce growth.

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