koreaBANG is a daily-updated collection of original content from the Korean-language internet, translated from Korean into English. These latest stories, pictures, videos, and topics have become popular or viral, spreading across Korea’s major news portals, social networks, or discussion forums. The majority of koreaBANG articles also feature translations of select comments made by Korean netizens in response to the topics, pictures, or videos being discussed. This provides non-Korean netizens a glimpse or insight into how some Korean netizens react, feel, or think, helping them better understand a part of Korea’s modern society. Since its launch in March 2012, koreaBANG now attracts over 140k visits and 380k pageviews each month (Google Analytics, August 2012), features a vibrant community of commenters, and is regularly cited and quoted in mainstream news and internet media including The Huffington Post, Reddit, The Korea Times, and Wikipedia.
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