Tag Archive | fans

K-pop Fandom 101

K-pop Fandom 101

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University Many know that K-pop fans play an active role in K-pop, but few may know just how complex K-pop fandoms are.

iFans Research Snapshot: VIPs

“Do Not Re-Upload” and Other Meaningless Phrases Used in Kpop Fan Content Production

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster “Do Not Re-Upload! If we found [sic] out that the — clip is re-uploaded, we won’t share a — clip again!” –┬áSeen on YouTube (video uploaded on December 18, 2011). “Credits and shot by b——y. For foreign fans: Please DO NOT modify the film and DO […]

Why Is KPK on YouTube?

As you probably know, KPK does Hallyu. Most international fans of Kpop and Kdrama access their Korean popular through the Internet in general, and YouTube in particular. We know that’s where you are watching Hello Baby and Happy Together! We go where fans go, so we’re now on YouTube! Check out the KPK Channel! Like […]