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BLACKPINK’s ‘Ddu-du Ddu-du’ Surpasses 1.5 bln YouTube Views, Setting New Record for K-pop Group

BLACKPINK’s ‘Ddu-du Ddu-du’ Surpasses 1.5 bln YouTube Views, Setting New Record for K-pop Group

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean all-female group BLACKPINK has become the first K-pop group to top 1.5 billion views on YouTube with its music video for “Ddu-du Ddu-du,” its management agency said Wednesday. The 2018 hit broke the record at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on YouTube, YG Entertainment said, around 15 months [...]

BLACKPINK’s ‘Ice Cream’ Dance Video Reaches 100 mln Views

BLACKPINK’s ‘Ice Cream’ Dance Video Reaches 100 mln Views

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A dance video by avatars imitating K-pop girl group BLACKPINK reached 100 million views on YouTube. The dance cover of the four-member band’s 2020 hit single “Ice Cream” featuring Selena Gomez surpassed 100 million views last Saturday, just five months after it was revealed last September, according to YG Entertainment. This [...]

Growing Number of Elementary School Students Addicted to YouTube

Growing Number of Elementary School Students Addicted to YouTube

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — As online classes are scheduled for this year’s academic calendar, parents are increasingly concerned over their children’s addiction to YouTube. What begins with a YouTube link shared by school teachers on an online education platforms ends with children not knowing when to stop watching videos, parents claim. Choi, a [...]

BTS’ ‘Dynamite’ Hits 800 mln Views on YouTube

BTS’ ‘Dynamite’ Hits 800 mln Views on YouTube

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The music video for “Dynamite,” the historic BTS song that topped the Billboard’s main singles chart last year, has earned 800 million YouTube views, the band’s agency said Sunday. YouTube views for “Dynamite” hit 800 million views at 12:26 p.m. on Sunday, becoming the septet’s sixth music video to [...]

Real-time Earthquake Monitoring Offered Through YouTube

Real-time Earthquake Monitoring Offered Through YouTube

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) held the official launch of its new ‘Earthquake Monitor Video Service’ on Wednesday. This service enables users to view the state weather agency’s real-time earthquake monitors and analysis through YouTube videos. Thus far, the KMA’s earthquake information was limited to only earthquake alerts that [...]

TWICE’s ‘I Can’t Stop Me’ Becomes Group’s Fastest Music Video to Hit 200 Million YouTube Views

TWICE’s ‘I Can’t Stop Me’ Becomes Group’s Fastest Music Video to Hit 200 Million YouTube Views

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — “I Can’t Stop Me” has become K-pop girl group TWICE’s fastest music video to rack up 200 million views on YouTube, its management agency said Monday. The music video hit the milestone around 8:40 p.m. Sunday, some 77 days after its release in October, according to JYP Entertainment. The [...]