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GLOBAL IT BOY JIMIN:

Due to his influence and power in South Korea and internationally, Jimin has been recognized as the ‘Global IT Boy’ for several years, making him a big part of the Korean Wave ‘Hallyu’.

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The idol has always been the most mentioned name in topics related to BTS, K-pop, South Korea, and most recently on K-variety and K-food, letting us see how big his popularity is.

On the following charts we can appreciate how the size of the circle indicates the quantity of mentions, connecting with several keywords. A report made by KOFICE Hallyu.

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(Image: Credits to the rightful owner)

(Image: Credits to the rightful owner)

Since November 2021 Jimin has hold this reputation and status, with a 35-month winning streak which recently increased to 40 by being crown once again in April 2022, according to The Korean Business Research Institute. We can say that Jimin has become a very important key figure for South Korea and its culture.

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The BTS idol is also one of the most searched members of the group, with over 2.2 million people who Google ‘Jimin’ every single month, being Mexico, United States and Philippines, the countries with more searches.

How long do you believe he will retain his status as Global IT Boy?

Author: Aldo

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