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Japan's video search engine "Fooooo" goes global

The video search engine “Fooooo” is now available in 11 languages including Russian, French, Chinese, and English. Fooooo started its beta version in Japanese in March 2007 offering the search services from more than 28 million movies/videos from 50+ sites in the world. Currently, 40% of the users are accessing the site from overseas.

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Motoko Hunt

President & Search Marketing Strategist at AJPR
Motoko Hunt manages the SEO for all of Adobe's properties in Japan and the APAC region. Prior to joining Adobe, Motoko established AJPR in 1998; she has been providing search marketing consulting services targeting Japan and Asia to companies around the world. Her services have made a big impact on the search marketing campaigns of some of the world's most popular multi-national brands. A number of her articles have been published on industry websites and printed media including MultiLingual Computing and the International Journal of Localisation. She also writes about the Japanese online market on her blog at AJPR and contributes to several online magazines in Japan and Asia. She served as a member of the board of directors of SEMPO in 2010-2012, and is a chairperson of the SEMPO Asia-Pacific Committee.

4 Responses to Japan's video search engine "Fooooo" goes global

  1. freeansy says:

    Yeah, I’ve also visited fooooo.com ever. And then It was very impressive and competitive as one of video search engines..

  2. Sarah says:


    I am looking trying to find information on what service providers and search engines are dominant in certain countries outside the US – including Japan, China, the UK, Germany and others. I am finding some clues on this site. Does anyone know any other source for this type of information?

    Thank you.

  3. power says:

    it is a good new. i can’t wait to try it.

  4. […] According to Motoko Hunt of Multi-Lingual Search, Foooo launched its beta version in March of 2007 and now searches over 28 million videos from sites such as YouTube.com, Google Video, DailyMotion and Ask.jp Video. […]

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