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Netizens Volunteer to Remove Malicious Search Keywords for Celebrities

Netizens Volunteer to Remove Malicious Search Keywords for Celebrities

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Typing in the name of a girl group celebrity on a search portal returns with insulting ‘suggest keywords,’ including some related to the exposure of certain parts of the body. These keywords remain on the internet despite the risk of defamation and sexual harassment against the celebrities in question. [...]

Twitter Focuses on ‘Public Conversation’ in S. Korean Society: CEO

Twitter Focuses on ‘Public Conversation’ in S. Korean Society: CEO

SEOUL, Mar. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Global online social networking service (SNS) Twitter Inc. aims to make more people participate in “public conversation” in South Korea, the company’s chief said Friday. “We believe public conversation influences and drives society,” CEO Jack Patrick Dorsey told reporters in Seoul, adding that the company is focusing on making [...]

S. Koreans Take to Social Media to Express Negative Feelings

S. Koreans Take to Social Media to Express Negative Feelings

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of South Koreans are relying on social media to air their grievances, more so than for positive feelings, a new study has found. Artificial intelligence-based big data analysis released by Daumsoft on Monday revealed that more South Koreans expressed their personal feelings on social media last year [...]

Send Tweets Up to 280 Characters, Unless Language is Korean, Chinese, or Japanese

Send Tweets Up to 280 Characters, Unless Language is Korean, Chinese, or Japanese

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – Sending tweets up to 280 characters is now a possibility for all users, though Twitter has stated Korean, Chinese and Japanese messages will be sticking to the original 140-character limit. On November 7, an announcement detailing the change was posted on Twitter’s official blog. What is eye-catching is [...]