Sasaengs Increasingly Use Social Media To Easily Sell And Purchase Idols’ Personal Information

On October 19, a post was uploaded on Twitter. It read, “I have pretty much any idol’s information. EXO, BTS, NCT, Wanna One, Produce 101, etc. Audio recordings, Kakao Talk, phone numbers, passports, Twitter [accounts], dormitories, private Instagram accounts, and videos. Send me a DM [direct message].” Reporters from Korea’s CBS NoCut News investigated this growing phenomenon […]

South Korea’s Official Election Coverage Graphics Feature “Game Of Thrones,” “Pokemon Go,” “Mortal Kombat,” And More

On May 9, South Korea held its 19th presidential election after the previous president, Park Geun Hye, was removed from the presidency following a corruption scandal that rocked the country. See also: Celebrities Complete Their Civic Duty And Vote For Korea’s Next President On Election Day But official election coverage from South Korea’s major TV networks […]