Internet

Find Out the Meanings of These 5 Common Internet Slang Terms Used in Japan!

The Internet certainly has its own lingo. Even among the English online users, there is Internet slang that has been created that is unfamiliar to those who do not use the Internet often. The same goes for the Japanese users who have also created some slang on the web. You may have come across some…

The Rise of Social Media: 3 Popular Japanese Apps to Stay Connected

Social media has become part and parcel of one’s daily life nowadays. Ever since the internet revolution began, the need to interact with others has led to social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatzApp and others. Here are some Japanese social media applications which one should know about as well. LINE thestack.com/ This is the…

Why Internet Addiction is Becoming an Everyday Reality in Japan Today

The increasing popularity of smartphones these days has led to the growing rate of internet addiction across the globe, and now also in Japan. This is happening particularly among youngsters and is becoming a major social problem in the country. coolsmartphone.com/ There are various kinds of internet addiction that include internet games, bonding addiction (e.g.…

Internet Providers and Connection Types in Japan

For the benefit of those who’d want to stay in Japan for longer and would like to have their own internet connection, I will provide some information on the most popular internet service providers and connection types available in the country. Choosing the right ones will depend on your location and preferences, of course. jp.fotolia.com/…

Pileus: The Japanese Internet Umbrella

Innovations have opened the doors to creating almost anything. Japan is a country with lots of inventors and scientists who create new technologies for the society to benefit from. One significant modern invention is the internet. Internet has made lives easier and more convenient. We use for almost everything from morning till dusk, and from…

3 tips for getting around Japan

Who could resist the lush beauty of Japan’s scenic landscapes and cities? Tourists, all over the world, want to get lost in Japan’s many Zen gardens and stunning temples. The country’s beautiful sceneries and natural landscapes are just some of the reasons why visitors love Japan. Because when you are there, the people’s pleasing and…