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South Korea’s Latest Social Networking Trends by Age Groups

South Korea’s Latest Social Networking Trends by Age Groups

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Koreans pride themselves on the world’s highest smartphone penetration rate at 96 percent. So which social networking platforms are most popular among Korean smartphone users?  According to a recent study by market research firm Nielsen Koreanclick, 91.7 percent of mobile device users (Android smartphones only) made regular use [...]

Social Media Calls for Nuclear Arms after N. Korea’s 5th Nuke Test

Social Media Calls for Nuclear Arms after N. Korea’s 5th Nuke Test

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – A large number of social media users called for South Korea to acquire nuclear arms after North Korea detonated its fifth nuclear device Friday, a growing sign that the public wants change in the government’s non-proliferation policy stance.  The spike in people calling for independent nuclear capabilities is also [...]

Korean Police Communicate with SNS Users to Promote Public Safety and Order

Korean Police Communicate with SNS Users to Promote Public Safety and Order

SUWON, July 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The Gyeonggi Nambu Provincial Police Agency (GNPPA) is hiring a unique set of experts and creative talents that would normally seem unfit for a normal police recruiting operation.  The agency is hiring young officers with experience in marketing, blogging, and even cartoon drawing, all to connect with SNS (social [...]

Study Reveals Latest Dating Trends among Couples in Korea

Study Reveals Latest Dating Trends among Couples in Korea

SEOUL, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The CJ E&M Research Center and the UnivTomorrow Research Laboratory for the Twenties revealed Tuesday a report that takes a close look at dating trends among Korean men and women in their twenties. The report, titled ‘Dating White Paper for Korea’s Youths in their 20s, was compiled after surveying [...]

Police Focus on Taking Heartwarming Pictures Instead of Solving Cases

Police Focus on Taking Heartwarming Pictures Instead of Solving Cases

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Law enforcement agencies are being criticized for focusing more on publicity and performance records rather than investigating and fighting crime. Even the police themselves acknowledge that taking pictures to upload on their SNS accounts during urgent missions has become an issue, and sometimes the contents are exaggerated in the [...]