According to the search engine user survey done by Japan.Internet.com and Infoplant, Yahoo! Japan is still the most popular search engine in Japan followed by Google Japan. However, the gap between the two has become less than 10% compared to 26% in 2004.
The popular Google Japan’s function and services are:
- Image search
- Cached link
- Similar pages
300 people between 13-69yrs old Male-50%, Female:50% teen-3.3%, 20s-27.0%, 30s-38.0%, 40s-22.0%, 50s-8.3%, 60s-1.3%
Q: Which search engine do you use most?
Yahoo! Japan – 50.7%
Google Japan – 41.0%
MSN Japan – 3.7%
Infoseek Japan – 1.0%
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