social media

Kyoto admits to paying celebrities 500,000 yen per tweet to talk about how great the city is

”We expected a strong, positive reaction from young people” says city government spokesperson.

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Idol stalker figures out where his target lives from the reflection in her eyes in social media photo

Uses clue to ambush, gag, and grope woman as she returns home.

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Japan’s 10 favorite emoji for Twitter, and how they compare to the rest of the world

Only three emoji make both lists.

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Japanese service will lock your social media accounts and boost your productivity

Can’t put down your phone? This service is here to help.

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Kim Kardashian trademarks the word kimono, gets slammed by people in Japan

The hashtag #KimOhNo goes viral as the star comes under criticism for cultural appropriation.

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Japanese artists anthropomorphise national flags into samurai characters for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

See what your country and national flag look like as a samurai warrior!

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Superstar singer Ayumi Hamasaki criticized by fans for “inappropriate” Instagram picture

People apparently just want the ever-young celebrity to act her age.

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Japanese celebrity influencer spreads vegan eco message, but does anyone care?

Japanese-Bangladeshi personality Rola promotes veganism on social media

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Tokyo Olympics WILL allow you to share photos you take at the Games on social media

Official assures us that posting pics from the Games is A-OK, and clarifies what you’re not allowed to share online.

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Tokyo Olympics bans fans from posting videos of the Games on their social media accounts

Your medal-worthy Olympic venue videos will have to stay within the confines of your phone, say organizers of 2020 Olympics.

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Cameron Diaz in the Philippines? Lookalike tourist has everyone guessing on the island of Palawan

Even local media reported news of Diaz’s visit, suggesting Bradley Cooper was by her side for the trip.

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Facebook Cafe opens for a limited time, offers emoji pancakes and drinks for absolutely free

We visited this one-of-a-kind social media-themed cafe.

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Free Chiitan! Japanese otter mascot starts new English account after total Twitter suspension

Campaign to free the Japanese fairy baby otter mascot from Twitter jail gathers momentum.

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Chiitan needs your help! Japanese mascot suspended on Twitter after John Oliver feud

Did British birb John Oliver just deliver a death blow to Chiitan the fairy baby otter?

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Netizens educate president of Brazil on the wonders of the anime world with hilarious results

Who knew that the best teachers would turn out to be anime and Photoshop?

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Japanese high school will suspend students who don’t reveal their social media account names

Schoolgirl’s teacher says that if she doesn’t like being monitored online, she can drop out of school instead.

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Having a bad day? You need to know this hashtag that will bring you peace, joy, and cute animals

Because nothing calms the heart like adorable, sleeping puppers, right?

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Starbucks Japan’s new strawberry Frappuccinos are so social media-savvy their names are hashtags

Starbucks cuts to the chase with its new Frappuccino twins.

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Touching story of a Japanese “messenger cat” connects distant neighbors on social media

By tucking messages into a visiting cat’s collar, this vet got a pen pal for the ages – and social media brought them back together!

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Kura Sushi garbage-picker said to have cost company 2.7 billion yen in market value

Stupid videos continue to flood the Internet in Japan, while one company is looking to send a message.

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