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Mixi helps you find social groups made up of like-minded individuals.
Mixi is a social network based in Japan, and its user base extends throughout the world. The mission of this social network is to give enthusiasts access to people who share their interests. If you enjoy model trains or overclocking computers, you can find others who like those activities too. These hobbies aren’t limited to traditional activities either. You can, for instance, join communities who are fans of a particular actor or ship a certain couple in their favorite television show.
If Mixi doesn’t have a community just for you, that’s all right too. You can create a community. Either keep it private and relatively small or open it up to anyone who’s interested. There are a lot of ways you can interact with people in your social groups. There’s a forums system where you can post images and talk publicly with the group. You can also friend individual users and send and receive private messages. There’s even a journal or diary component that can remain completely private to you.
Mixi even allows you to schedule events that help ensure a large portion of the community is able to gather and socialize at a particular time. One community for baseball fans, for instance, holds viewing parties during the MLB playoffs, and that provided a fun way for baseball fans from around the world to come together and celebrate their shared interest. Mixi is at its core a social network. As with any social network, it is what you make of it and you have to be on guard for users who aren’t participating in good faith. These people are trolls at best and predators at worst.
If Mixi sounds like the kind of social network you’ve been looking for, then you’re sure to have a great time with it. This app is your gateway to the service. There’s also a website, but it only presents in Japanese by default. The app is easily used in English and other languages. The only problem with the app for Windows is that it lags behind the Android version. The Android app is clearly the focus, and new features are often active on the service a long time before making their way into this version.
Talk to people in Japan.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Mixi is a Japanese social network. It began in 2004, and more than 20 million people use the program. The overall focus of the network is entertainment. It is a way for people to talk to others in Japan and the rest of the world. While on the network, you can meet new people who have the same interests as you have. Some would say that the network is like a dating site that lets you meet people of the opposite sex with whom you might develop a relationship.
When you use the site, you have several options of what you can do while you talk to others. You can send and receive messages to your friends. Write notes in a diary so that you remember details about the people you talk with. You can also organize communities based on your interests or join ones that have already been created.
To register for the site, you need a valid Japanese cellphone number. You have to be a resident of Japan to use the site, but there could be people in other countries who have signed up and moved out of Japan, which is a good way to keep in touch with friends. An online forum lets you share and express your thoughts and opinions with other people. You can use the site on mobile devices. It is a program that many use for private conversations, and developers have found that more women use the program than men. There is an approval process, but as long as you do not present anything distasteful, you are likely to be approved for the site.