Yonsei admissions officer axed over tweet

연세대 입학사정관 “특혜 말투”로 보직 정지 Yonsei University said Monday it suspended an admissions officer from her job as her husband posted a message on Twitter that indicated she could favor an applicant to the school. The man, who runs a private academy teaching speech skills, posted a message on the social-networking site, telling a … Continue reading Yonsei admissions officer axed over tweet

K-Pop stars go global through social media

K-Pop stars go global through social media Korean pop stars are reaching out to the world through global networks like YouTube and Twitter, the online-version of Time reported Thursday. “For many artists in Korea’s booming music industry, social media like YouTube and Twitter have become crucial tools to reach audiences in formerly hard-to-access markets like … Continue reading K-Pop stars go global through social media

North Korean News Agency Uriminzokkiri Joins Twitter

It appears that North Korea has joined the Twitterverse. Mashable reports that news agency Uriminzokkiri set up Twitter account @uriminzok, which is believed to be run by the North Korean government. Source : Here The first Tweet on the account, in Korean, said “our nation” now has a Twitter account, according to Mashable, which added … Continue reading North Korean News Agency Uriminzokkiri Joins Twitter

Astronauts Get Internet Access: First Live Tweet from Space

Twitter Posted on quickonlinetips In far reaching developments, NASA astronauts now have personal internet web access and are tweeting from space. So you might want to follow NASA on Twitter and get space updates  now. NASA confirmed that astronauts aboard the International Space Station have received personal access to the Internet. This personal Web access, … Continue reading Astronauts Get Internet Access: First Live Tweet from Space

Twitter usage in Korea

Posted on futurizekorea.com Twitter usage in Korea With Twitter’s popularity around the world, Korean celebrities and politicians have joined the trend. (Source:here) Web 2.0 Asia: Top Korean sports celebrity to join Twitter Yonhap News: Twitter hype raises eyebrows in Korea’s political circles In Korea, Twitter is facing competition with similar services from small startups, mobile … Continue reading Twitter usage in Korea