All posts tagged "Cyworld"

  • Social networking sites struggling to survive

    By Chung Hyun-chae Cyworld was once the nation’s top social networking service (SNS), which provided each user with a unique personal homepage. The movie “My Boss, My Teacher,” released in 2005, has a scene that shows how...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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  • Kim Chang-won, CEO of Tapasmedia, which is the first online platform for web comics in the North American market, points out scenes of a webtoon displayed on a tablet PC.  / Courtesy of Tapasmedia
    Korean webtoons go viral through Tapastic

    By Chung Hyun-chae The nations portal giant Naver held their first publishing-related exhibition at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany last month. During the five days of the fair that begun Oct. 9, Naver arranged...

    • Posted October 31, 2013
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  • The American movie “Disconnect” portrays the struggles of a group of people trying to make human connections in a highly-wired world.
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    Antisocial networking

    Detaching from a world shaped by social media By Baek Byung-yeul The movie “Disconnect” was one of this year’s Hollywood clunkers, but it did still resonate with some though not others. The drama, starring Jason Bateman and...

    • Posted October 24, 2013
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