All posts tagged "SNS"

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    South Korean embassy draws 1 million Chinese followers

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — The social-media accounts run by the South Korean Embassy in China have attracted more than 1 million followers altogether, embassy officials said Friday, as Seoul seeks to bolster people-to-people ties with Beijing. The embassy...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • The Korean police department's Cyber Terror Response Center said Thursday that these images floating around the Internet have been determined to be fake. (Yonhap)
    Heartless prank

    Police say mobile messages sent to families purportedly by missing students trapped in the sunken wreckage of the Sewol are fake  “I’m in the second year in classroom nine and I’m alive,” a photo of a cellphone message being...

    • Posted April 17, 2014
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  • An “identity theft” victim reports a Facebook page as owned by someone “pretending to be me.” Risks of identity theft are higher than ever as “thieves” steal photos and use them to create a virtual existence, assuming that the behavior is okay because they are not profiting from it, nor committing a serious crime. (Korea Times file)
    Living someone else’s life

    ‘Identity theft’ increasing on SNS By Kwon Ji-youn, Yoon Sung-won, Park Jin-hai Property theft can easily be punished as long as evidence points in one direction, hopefully the right one. But what happens in cases of identity...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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  • 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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  • Hallyu goes viral through social media

    By Chung Hyun-chae Every single happening in stars’ social media on Twitter, Facebook, Weibo or YouTube is the talk of the town for their ardent fans. Social media is becoming an effective tool for promoting themselves through...

    • Posted October 4, 2013
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