Category: ミクシィ

ミクシィ

おつかれさまでした (Congratulations)

あまり話を聞いてなかったが、昼間のプレスリリースと同じ内容だったと思います。 おつかれさまでした。(English: Congratulations! Though I was not really listening to the presentation since the place was so crowded, I suppose what he talked about was more or less the same with the press release made during the day time on

Posted in くりらじ, 九十九, ミクシィ, ツクモ, テクノラティ, デジガレ, フォン, エキサイト, excite, FON, Japan, La+Fonera, mixi, mobile, mylo, skype, softbank, sony, technorati, Tokyo, tsukumo, wifi, wireless, X01HT, yahoo

FON Japan, La Fonera to sell online JPY 0 yen, starting Dec 5, 5 Days campaign

Update: It seems you’d need to register for La Fonera and log in at http://fon.com and follow the “Japanese (日本語)” link to access that content. FON Japan has is openning up its online shop and starteding “zero” yen campaign of

Posted in ミクシィ, フォン, blog, 無料, FON, Japan, La+Fonera, martin+varsavsky, mixi, Tokyo, wifi, wireless

FON map for Japan

Tatsuya at FON community inside mixi nicely developed the FON map for Japan (in Japanese) because the official one seems to contain inaccurate information. At the timing of this writing, there are only two access points declared here; yet I

Posted in ミクシィ, フォン, FON, google map, mixi, wifi, wireless

Word Of Mouth (WOM) takes care of itself

Word of mouth might just take care of itself when the product or service is remarkable like YouTube. No adaptation to specific local market needs. The following chart is the comparison of community size for YouTube vs. Google Video inside

Posted in ミクシィ, google video, innovation, Japan, mixi, Tokyo, wom, YouTube

who is mixi id =1?

Interestingly, it is MIXI CTO http://mixi.jp/show_friend.pl?id=1 and id=2 is its president http://mixi.jp/show_friend.pl?id=2 . Obviously, the Word of Mouth (WOM) spread from these two guys, via invitation after invitation after invitation. By the way, the face of mySpace Tom immediately becomes

Posted in ミクシィ, Batara+Kesuma, kenji+kasahara, media, mixi, MySpace, SNS, social media, softbank, wom

The cost of a click

I am not talking about Cost Per Click (CPC) to an advertiser. I am talking about the cost or the efforts associated with moving the mouse so that the mouse pointer rests on the link in a given web page.  Below is

Posted in ミクシィ, mixi, ui, user interface

日本人って、こんなにいたっけ?

テクノラティのCEOの公表数値によれば、世界中のブログのなかで、もっとも多く使われている言語が何と、わが母国語の日本語だそうです。今年去年から人口が減りはじめた、我が日本ですが、こんなにいたっけなぁ?驚きです。英語の苦手な人でも、グラフだけでもどうぞ。 こちら 🙂 Update: Thanks gashu for pointing out the mistake I’ve made in the link. (inside mixi) Now it is ok.  Here is my favorite entry of his. According to technorati’s CEO, Dave Sifry, Japanese is the largest use

Posted in ミクシィ, ブログ, テクノラティ, blog, dave sifry, Japan, mixi, tag, technorati, Tokyo

The way toward my mixi request (a.k.a., maimiku request)

In mixi, people get to know each other gradually. Like any other SNS, in MIXI too, somehow it is important to express the self by uploading photo, decorating profiles, and joining communities, and exchanging messages with the new friends. Ashiato

Posted in ミクシィ, ブログ, consumer technology, folksonomy, Japan, maimiku, mixi, tag, Tokyo

YouTube contents are image-centric

Japan’s online research company NetRatings reports (via CNET Japan) that YouTube penetration in Japan is 5.2% which is almost close to that of US at 5.4% and that usage frequencies of 3.2 times and average viewing time of 32 min

Posted in ミクシィ, consumer technology, google video, Japan, metaphor, mixi, SNS, Tokyo, YouTube

FONの風景 (The Scene of FON)

いまひとつ見えなかったFONの風景ですが、本日の発表会(? 記者会見)の録音を聞いて、なんとなくですが、イメージがみえてきました。伊藤穣一さんと多分お隣の女性が通訳&解説をされています。こちらは、Gohsuke Takama さんよりMIXIのコミュでご提供いただいた写真(↓)と発表会記者会見の録音です。 関連記事 IT media news and CNET JAPAN finally today (4/26/2006) After listening to the audio of today’s press conference, now I have a better understanding of how FON will be used and utilized in Japan (Audio

Posted in 伊藤+穣一, ミクシィ, ネットベンチャー, デジガレ, フォン, blog, consumer technology, docomo, FON, Gohsuke+Takama, google, Japan, joi+ito, martin+varsavsky, mixi, mobile, on the go, skype, softbank, Tokyo, venture, wifi, wireless, yahoo