In the past years, the number of KPop fans is increasing significantly. However, the global pandemic that also hit the Korean entertainment industry makes Kpop concerts and other events canceled. With everything going online now, these are the must-have apps for all Kpop fans, from YouTube to Quora.
Must-Have Apps for Kpop Fans
1. V Live Streaming
With the V Live Streaming service, you can watch your Kpop idols spend time talking to fans in real-time. However, if you feel like you want to throwback, you can re-watch the videos at any time. The videos are usually the ones without edits so that you can see how your idols live their daily lives.
2. Kpop Amino
If you feel like you want to meet other Kpop fans with the same interest, find them in the socializing app, Kpop Amino. You can also stay updated with Kpop news through blog posts, photos, quizzes, and more.
Most of us know that we can ask any questions and find answers about almost anything in Quora. It includes Kpop. As a Kpop fan, you must have the Quora app on your phone, so you’ll get updated news. Not only that, you can keep in touch with other Kpop fans and share thoughts. To download the Quora app, you can go to Google Play or Apple Store.
Yes, it’s the application with the blue bird logo! Kpop idols and Kpop fans are everywhere on Twitter. Did you hear that Kpop fans hijacked trending hashtags on Twitter recently?
As described in koreatechdesk, PICKIT is ‘the world’s first-ever Kpop digital collectibles marketplace platform’ founded by Original Innovation Group Co. Ltd. Through the PICKIT app, KPop fans can buy, collect, and sell exclusive photo cards from favorite Kpop idols.
If you are stans of Kpop groups under one of the biggest agencies in South Korea, Big Hit Entertainment, you must have Weverse app on your phone. You can get updated daily from your Kpop idols and connect to other Kpop fans.
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Besides, you also should have Weverse Shop app on your phone to purchase some merch and tickets.
7. We Heart It
The image-based app describes itself as “A home for your inspiration” and a place to “Organize and share things you love.” In the app, you can collect (or “heart”) your fav Kpop idols’ images and share them with fellow Kpop fans.
Started in 2018, Mubeat has been popular among Kpop fans. And in 2019, it launched the Mubeat+, allowing Kpop fans to watch videos from favorite Kpop idols. Here Kpop fans can ‘binge-watch music shows, variety shows, MVs, and Mubeat original content clips in HD.’ You can also vote for your bias in Mubeat.
One of the must-have apps for Kpop fans is the rising app, TikTok. Many Kpop idols use the TikTok app and give dance challenges.
Not only trending among Kpop fans, but TikTok is also famous among Korean drama fans, proven by quite an enormous number of people joining Kim Seon Ho Fan Meeting during TikTok Stage Live.
Pinterest sounds a bit old-fashioned, but you can find almost any pictures about your Kpop idols here.
The photo and video sharing SNS owned by Facebook is one of the must-have apps for Kpop fans. Through Instagram, you can check out photo and video updates from your favorite Kpop idols.
Flipboard works just like Pinterest. You can find many pictures and articles about your bias on Flipboard.
13. Music Streaming Apps
Yes, and the next must-have apps for Kpop fans are, of course, the music streaming apps. You can choose either Spotify, Apple Music, Melon, or Genie, or maybe all of them.
Last but not least, YouTube is a must-have app for a Kpop fan. Where would you watch Kpop music videos if it is not on YouTube?
Do you have other must-have apps for Kpop fans? Please share with us in the comment section so that we can join you on the app.
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