Twitter a hit in Japan

It should come as no surprise that Japan is embracing burgeoning new social media outlets – like Twitter. Myspace and Facebook (News – Alert) have also tried to break into the market, but it’s Twitter that the Japanese love. Perhaps it’s the cute name or the on-the-go quick updating capabilities – who can say?! But the statistics express volumes – 16.3 percent of Japanese people Tweet, compared to 9.8 percent of Americans.

It’s most likely that it’s it’s all about mobile communication, especially text messaging. That is what the Japanese love about twitter. Twitter just gives you a space to save all your messages and should be an instant hit for any thumb novelist.

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