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KPOP Is Taking Over

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Instagram, a main source of Kpop promotions. Personal lives are shared!

G-DRAGON is the leader of the well-known Kpop boy group, BigBang. 12.4m his instagram account have the most followers comparing to other Kpop idol.
G-DRAGON / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/xxxibgdrgn/?hl=en

G-DRAGON is the leader of the well-known Kpop boy group, BigBang.

12.4m his instagram account have the most followers comparing to other Kpop idol.

Chanyeol from EXO.

He promotes his groups, dramas, and social life on Instagram.9.6m brought him to the 2nd place.
Park ChanYeol 박찬열 / Via Instagram: @real__pcy

He promotes his groups, dramas, and social life on Instagram.

9.6m brought him to the 2nd place.

Taeyeon, the leader of Girls Generation.

8.8m 3rd place! A little different from other pages, Taeyeon also posts her photo shoots.
Kim TaeYeon 김태연 / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/taeyeon_ss/?hl=en

8.8m 3rd place! A little different from other pages, Taeyeon also posts her photo shoots.

Instagram Fan Accounts: Not only the idols themselves, fans all over the world are also making fans account to support their idols and to promote them more.

This fan page is created by EXO fans. It updates EXO's photos after they were released. Fan accounts bring more conversations and increase the chance of people sharing and tagging. Fan accounts are known as helping their idols by bringing more fans to the fandom.
exostudio / Via Instagram: @https://www.instagram.com/exostudio/?hl=en

This fan page is created by EXO fans. It updates EXO's photos after they were released. Fan accounts bring more conversations and increase the chance of people sharing and tagging. Fan accounts are known as helping their idols by bringing more fans to the fandom.

Youtube: Now Kpop idols also have their own Youtube Channel, so they can share videos through their own platforms.

SM Entertainment is one of the big three entertainments of Kpop. They developed some of the well know groups such as Super Junior, Girls Generation, SHINee, F(x), EXO, and Red Velvet. It is the entertainment with most groups. Now that the company has it own Youtube account, they can promote their own idol.
SM ENTERTAINMENT / Via youtube.com

SM Entertainment is one of the big three entertainments of Kpop. They developed some of the well know groups such as Super Junior, Girls Generation, SHINee, F(x), EXO, and Red Velvet. It is the entertainment with most groups. Now that the company has it own Youtube account, they can promote their own idol.

V-LIVE Broadcasting App

V-LIVE Broadcasting App is an platform for Kpop fans to view live videos of their idols. This app was developed in 2010 by NAVER, a Korean online communication company. Through this app, fans and interact with their idols by commenting and giving ❤️. And now nearly all Kpop idols have a V-LIVE account.
V LIVE / Via vlive.tv

V-LIVE Broadcasting App is an platform for Kpop fans to view live videos of their idols. This app was developed in 2010 by NAVER, a Korean online communication company. Through this app, fans and interact with their idols by commenting and giving ❤️. And now nearly all Kpop idols have a V-LIVE account.

BTS meeting fans through V-LIVE

BTS, a popular boy group currently all over the world, uses V-LIVE usually. By filming this live video, idols can get closer to their fans.
BTS 방탄소년단 / Via home.soshistagram.com

BTS, a popular boy group currently all over the world, uses V-LIVE usually. By filming this live video, idols can get closer to their fans.

BTS-Jungkook

Through this BTS fan account post on Twitter, we can see that Jungkook, the maknae (막내: the youngest person of the group), is showing himself eating to his fans. And we can see that the viewers and the ❤️ were increasing fast.
BTS National / Via Twitter: @bts_national

Through this BTS fan account post on Twitter, we can see that Jungkook, the maknae (막내: the youngest person of the group), is showing himself eating to his fans.

And we can see that the viewers and the ❤️ were increasing fast.

With these social media platforms, Kpop and Korean culture are slowly moving into the west.
k.mahe / Via favim.com

With these social media platforms, Kpop and Korean culture are slowly moving into the west.

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