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Schools to Provide Space for Students to Create YouTube Content and Webtoons

Schools to Provide Space for Students to Create YouTube Content and Webtoons

SEOUL, Jul. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Schools will implement a plan that allocates a space for students to create and display their YouTube content or webtoons. The Ministry of Education on Sunday announced a plan to internalize school media education and strengthen related education support for aspiring content creators such as YouTubers and Webtoon writers. [...]

Kakao Japan Attracts Users with Webtoons in Preparation for 2020 IPO

Kakao Japan Attracts Users with Webtoons in Preparation for 2020 IPO

SEOUL, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Bloomberg News reported on September 4 that Kakao Japan and Nomura Holdings are engaged in discussions for a possible IPO at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in 2020, bringing to light the Korean social media giant’s strategies to attract Japanese users. Though it enjoys wild success at home (43 million [...]

The Age of Webtoons: How to Capitalize on the Fad

The Age of Webtoons: How to Capitalize on the Fad

SEOUL, Korea, Oct 21 (Korea Bizwire) – “Webtoons,” animated comic strips distributed through the web, have been getting increasing attention by Korea’s content makers as a promising future source of income. Some of the webtoon contents were already exported to overseas publishers. The Korea Contents Agency, in partnership with Internet portal company Naver, set up [...]