For the first time in Korean history, BTS’ Twitter followers topped 20 million. This means that it took 2,350 days since it opened a Twitter account in December 2012 and first started operations.
As of Saturday morning, the number of followers registered on BTS’ Twitter account(twitter.com/bts_twt) exceeded 215,000.
2천만 개의 빛, 2천만 개의 우주 여러분 너무너무 고맙고 사랑하고 보고 싶어여
따랑햇 💜🥰💕😱😇🌸🥳 #남준
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) May 25, 2019
BTS’ official Twitter account surpassed 10 million followers on Nov. 13, 2017. It took about five years to reach 10 million followers, but it took only one and a half years to reach 20 million from 10 million.
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BTS is known as “the Beatles of the social media world,” giving it absolute influence. It has greatly contributed to promoting K-pop through Twitter and others.
Meanwhile, BTS finished its sixth performance with 320,000 viewers in the U.S. on the stadium tour “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself”. BTS will continue the tour in São Paulo, Brazil, from May 25-26.