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Average Monthly Income of Individual YouTubers Stood at 1.78 mln Won in 2019

Average Monthly Income of Individual YouTubers Stood at 1.78 mln Won in 2019

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — YouTube content creators who work alone earned an average monthly income of 1.78 million won (US$1,540) last year, a ruling party lawmaker said Sunday. Fifty eight “one-person” YouTubers reported a combined annual income of 1.24 billion won ($1.07 million) to the tax authority in 2019, according to Rep. Yang [...]

BLACKPINK’s ‘How You Like That’ Tops 500 mln YouTube Views at Record Speed

BLACKPINK’s ‘How You Like That’ Tops 500 mln YouTube Views at Record Speed

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The music video of South Korean girl group BLACKPINK’s hit song “How You Like That” exceeded 500 million YouTube views in the shortest time in K-pop history, the band’s agency said Tuesday. The music video surpassed the 500 million mark around 3:50 a.m. Tuesday, 73 days after its release [...]

2nd Generation Korean Americans Step Up to Give Hope to Homeless

2nd Generation Korean Americans Step Up to Give Hope to Homeless

SEOUL, July 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Second generation Korean compatriots in the United States are gaining attention after giving homeless women a makeover. Second generation Korean Americans working as a make-up artist, film producer, and photographer in Los Angeles shot ‘homeless makeover’ videos to bring new hope to homeless people. In the first episode, they [...]

Google to Strengthen Monitoring of Fake News and Illegal Content on YouTube

Google to Strengthen Monitoring of Fake News and Illegal Content on YouTube

SEOUL, July 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Google’s video-sharing platform YouTube will cooperate with South Korea to closely monitor and prevent the spread of fake news and illegal content, South Korea’s telecommunications regulator said Friday, citing a Google executive. Google’s Senior Vice President Neal Mohan made the comments during a videoconference with Han Sang-hyuk, chairman of [...]