Kim Jae Joong, a member of the Korean idol group JYJ, recently chatted live online with 510,000 fans from 32 countries. The chat session was broadcast by Naver, Korea’s largest Internet portal. According to his agency, Cjes Entertainment, Kim visited the Naver headquarters at 8:00 p.m. on March 12. He answered questions from fans and told several anecdotes about things that had happened on his world tour.
Fans from Asian countries, including Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, and Thailand, as well as from European countries such as Turkey and Spain took part in the online meeting, pumping out more than 50,000 comments during the session. The participants were also allowed to draw things symbolic of their home country on a photograph of Kim.