Why Yahoo Japan and NOT Google? — Thoughts on Media Business

Yahoo Japan is the №1 visited PC site in Japan.

Trajectory of Yahoo Japan and Google

Information from IR
Data from Impress R&D
Data from Nielsen as of 2016

Reason

Yahoo Top page as of 2001. Image from web archive
Yahoo Top page as of 2002. Image from web archive

Reason

Information from IR. $1=¥115

Thoughts on overall media business

So Yahoo Japan is healthy enough to survive the next 10 years?

Data from Nielsen as of 2016

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