Mixi Partners With German Social Network VZ

Mixi, one of Japan’s largest social networks and a direct competitor to Facebook, announced [J] a new alliance on January 20 with German company Vznet Netzwerke. Mixi says that both companies will standardize their social application platforms to enable third-party social application providers to run their applications on both networks. Mixi announced the same type… Continue reading Mixi Partners With German Social Network VZ

Emoji/Manga Relation Explained Fully

You might have heard about that Gmail and iPhone has added Japan originated emoticon, Emoji, set. You may know that Google has been promoting those “letters” into Unicode standard. Filing those drawings as new letters is, though Chinese letters were made from drawings thousands years ago, not acceptable for all people, some says it is… Continue reading Emoji/Manga Relation Explained Fully