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BTS becomes first Koreans to boast over 10 mln Twitter followers

By Yonhap
  • Published : Nov 14, 2017 - 09:42
  • Updated : Nov 14, 2017 - 09:42

BTS has become the first Koreans to boast 10 million followers on Twitter, its Seoul unit said Monday.

"BTS has hit 10 million followers on Twitter, a first for a Korean account," Twitter Korea said. The social media service posted a short video titled "The incredible rise of K-pop superstars BTS."

BTS, the popular boy group also known as Bangtan Boys, surpassed the 10 million milestone at 11:15 a.m., four years and 11 months after uploading the first post on Dec. 17, 2012.

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BTS members uploaded selfies to express thanks as fans celebrated the occasion.

Also on Monday, the music video for the group's track "Danger" surpassed 100 million YouTube views as of 4:46 p.m. "Danger" is the title track off the group's first full-length album titled "Dark & Wild" out in August 2014.

It became the ninth BTS music video to exceed the 100 million mark. Two of the nine videos -- "Dope" and "Fire" -- have garnered more than 200 million views. (Yonhap)
 
(Twitter)