South Korean Culture Goes Latin America: Social Network Analysis of Kpop Tweets in Mexico

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South Korean Culture Goes Latin America: Social Network Analysis of Kpop Tweets in Mexico

Description

This study analyzes the tweets of K-pop fans in Mexico focusing on topics in mentions in retweets. As a social networking service, Twitter is a significant force for information sharing. In doing so, the study fills a void in the scholarship, which focuses on Southeast Asia and Europe. The study uses the keyword “kpop” in the keyword search feature on Twitter to collect messages through Twitter API from users located in Mexico. Location was determined through profile information. NodeXL and UCINet were used for analysis

The article points to significant events in the introduction of K-pop to Mexico, including its links to the introduction of Japanese culture in 1992 and K-dramas in 1998 and 2002.

Most K-pop information is spread from entertainment conglomerates. Twitter messages tend to be positive and include information about K-pop and K-drama.

Creator

Seong Cheol Choi, Xanat Vargas Meza and Han Woo Park

Source

 International Journal of Contents, vol. 10, no. 1, 2014, pp. 36-42, KoreaScience, http://dx.doi.org/10.5392/IJoC.2014.10.1.036.

Relation

S. Jung. “K-pop, Indonesian Fandom, and Social Media.” Race and Ethnicity in Fandom, edited by R. Reid and S. Gaston, no. 8, 2011, Transformative Works and Cultures, doi:10.3983/twc.2011.0289.

E.M. Kim and J. Ryoo. “South Korean Culture Goes Global: K-pop and the Korean Wave.” Korean Social Science Journal, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 117-152, 2007, KOSSREC, http://kossrec.org/board/imgfile/KSSJ%20Vol.34.no.1%28Eun%20Mee%20Kim&Jiwon%20Ryoo%29%29.pdf.

D.B. Sim and K. W. Roh, “YouTube and Girls Generation Fandom.” Journal of Korea Contents Association, vol. 12, vol. 1, 2012, pp. 125-137.

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Reference

Seong Cheol Choi, Xanat Vargas Meza and Han Woo Park, South Korean Culture Goes Latin America: Social Network Analysis of Kpop Tweets in Mexico

Cite As

Seong Cheol Choi, Xanat Vargas Meza and Han Woo Park, “South Korean Culture Goes Latin America: Social Network Analysis of Kpop Tweets in Mexico,” Public Circulation, accessed May 26, 2022, https://annobiblio.omeka.net/items/show/9.

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