Super Junior, Big Bang and 2PM Male Idols’ “SNS Fans” Compared

Social Network (SNS) is a new concept of communication and with it’s rapid growth, stars are also now using SNS such as Twitter and Me2Day as a way to communicate to their fans. So how many ‘Fixed fans’ does these stars really have?

Star News took hold of the number of fixed fans by Korea’s representative Idol groups SS501, Super Junior, Big Bang, 2PM, Beast (in order of debut date) on their social networks (as of 4PM, May 4). After combining the number of fans and dividing with the number of members an average was obtained.

Which Male Idol group is the most popular and has the most number of fixed fans.

◆ Super Junior

13-member male group Super Junior who has been communicating with fans through Twitter.

Except for Hankyung, Kangin and Sungmin, the other 10 members Leeteuk, Heechul, Yesung, Shindong, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Siwon, Ryeowook, Kibum and Kyuhyun are operating their own Twitter accounts.

Leeteuk has *359230 and Heechul has 458492 followers. Yesung has 339883, Shindong 352605, Eunhyuk 350564 fans following each of them

Donghae has 487760 people following him. Not only in Super Junior but among all of the male idol group members, Donghae has the most followers.

After Donghae is Siwon with 444642, Ryeowook with 301543, Kibum with 140802 and Kyuhyun with 269583 followers.

The fact that all members of Super Junior have passed the 100000 followers especially Heechul, Donghae and Siwon with over 400000 foloowers is gathering some attention.

The combined number of Super Junior members’ followers on Twitter is 3,510,093 divided to the 10 active members (on Twitter) equals to 351009 followers per person.

Accordingly, basing on the average number of fixed fans for each member of the five male idol groups, with around 350000 followers for each member, Super Junior ranked 1st place. On 2nd place with a difference of 140000 followers is 2PM with 210,000 followers.

Big Bang is on 3rd Place with 180,000 friends, 4th Place with only 20,000 difference is Beast who has 160,000 followers. And on 5th spot with 90,000 followers is SS501.

*T/N: The number written in the article is different from the screencap.
*Only parts of the article about Super Junior was translated

Source: Star News
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