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New feature- receive messages only from Japanese people

Written by Patrick K
Last updated: December 30, 2014

Although most Oh My Japan members are open to making friends with anyone, some members have highly specific goals related to language study and/or romance.

To help all members have a more enjoyable experience on Oh My Japan, we have introduced a new opt-in feature to allow members who are only interested in communicating with Japanese people (or Japanese people who are only interested in communicating with foreigners) to block all other members from sending messages to them.

We at Oh My Japan encourage giving everyone a chance, but we have introduced this feature so that those with highly specific goals can say so and members not meeting their criteria will not send a message that has no chance of receiving a response.

About the Author


Patrick is the Director of R&D at Oh My Japan. He hopes to make OMJ the best site on the Internet for English and Japanese speakers to connect with one another.

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