Japanese social network Mixi announced that it adds experimentally double accounts feature on its browser versions both on PC and smartphone. Smartphone app version will follow and the feature is planned to be official around March, and may be switchable without re-log-in. Mixi says that the feature has been requested from users, who want to… Continue reading Mixi Adds The Second Account, Gives Users Another Face
Today Mixi announced [J] that Yusuke Asakura, who took the lead at long-struggling Japanese Facebook rival since last June, will be replaced with Hiroki Morita, an executive officer managing the recent hit social game Monster Strike. The release said that this financial year Mixi will get black inc, moves from its business reconstruction phase to… Continue reading Mixi To Replace CEO President After One Year
Asahi Digital published an interview of new Mixi president Yusuke Asakura [J], titled “Mixi expand to free call app business beyond social network” today. Mixi quickly released a short release that it is not a fact [J].
mixi, Inc. [J] has announced the termination of service for “mixi coworker’s network” and mixi video [J] on the SNS “mixi.” Service for “Mixi coworker’s network” began in June of 2010, and it allows you to find coworkers who register their place of work at the same company as yourself. Also, “Mixi video” is Mixi’s… Continue reading Mixi Closes “Mixi Video” And “Mixi Coworker’s Network”
Mixi, a Japanese local social networking service competing against Facebook, announced today [J] that the founder, president and the largest stockholder Kenji Kasahara is to hand over the presidency to Yusuke Asakura. Asakura, born in 1982, 30 years old, who joined Mixi in October 2011 when Mixi purchased his founding company Naked Technology. According to… Continue reading Mixi Appoints A New President. CEO Kasahara To Be A Chairman
Mixi added a new feature “Mixi Hello!” on March 25. With it, users can send pre-set messages in comic style to your friends, by 1-click without writing any letter. The pre-set messages are, “Oh Yeah!”, “Hello!”, “Long time no see”, “Hi”, “How are you?” and “Take care”. Mixi said [J] that the function was introduced… Continue reading Mixi Adds Facebook-like Poke With Comic Fonts Messages
Mixi released iPhone/Android free app Nohana [J] today. The app is a camera application with backend photo storage web service. Every month, you get one free photobook (stamp fee 90-yen = $1 required though) made from your taking photos. The book will have 28 pages with 20 photos. They said that their business model is… Continue reading Mixi Launches Smartphone Photo App Sends You Free Photobook Every Month
Cybridge, Inc. [J] has announced that they have acquired all stocks of Conit, Inc. [J] from mixi, Inc. [J]. Conit is a company the entered into the mixi umbrella in November 2011, their business centers around smartphone application planning and development. They manage the ASP “Samurai Smartphone Services” such as the iPhone/iPad/Android application contents billing… Continue reading Cybridge Buys Smartphone App Developer Conit From Mixi