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Couples Introduce Their Partner to Friends Because They Want Their Relationship Assessed: Survey

Couples Introduce Their Partner to Friends Because They Want Their Relationship Assessed: Survey

SEOUL, Apr. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that unmarried couples typically introduce their partner to their friends because they want their relationship to be assessed. Duo Info Corp., a South Korean matchmaking company, released a survey on 364 single men and women on Tuesday. It said 26.9 percent of whom said [...]

KakaoTalk’s “Recommended Friends” Service Under Fire

KakaoTalk’s “Recommended Friends” Service Under Fire

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – KakaoTalk, the most popular mobile messaging platform in Korea, has finally done away with its “recommended friends” service, a function that recommended adding as a friend any individual whose phone number was saved in a phone’s contacts list.  On October 19, industry sources said that Kakao added a service [...]

Stealing Thunder? G5′s ‘Friends’ are More Pricey than Itself

Stealing Thunder? G5′s ‘Friends’ are More Pricey than Itself

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) – LG‘s new smartphone, which was launched on March 31, is drawing attention as its ancillary devices are more expensive than the phone itself. A customer would have to spend two million won to purchase the new G5 accompanied by its five ‘friends’ (accompanying devices). According to industry reports, the lowest [...]