Just five years into Twitterdom, BTS has reached the milestone of 10 million followers!
And to make it even better, BTS is the first K-pop group to reach the 10 million mark!
BTS beat out G-Dragon, who formerly held the most Twitter followers among K-Pop idols.
— G-DRAGON (@IBGDRGN) May 10, 2017
Twitter Korea celebrated the feat by creating a special emoji in the shape of BTS’s fans’ ARMY sign, which perfectly fit the hashtag, “#LoveBTS10M”.
BTS 천만 팔로워를 축하하는 #LoveBTS10M 은 24시간 동안 350만 번 트윗됐습니다. @BTS_twt 멤버들이 올린 감사 트윗은 900만 건 이상의 트윗 반응을 기록했습니다. 3.5M Tweets for the #LoveBTS10M hashtag in the past 24 hours. Over 9M total engagement for the BTS thank-you Tweets yesterday. pic.twitter.com/ZpWmy9vHNn
— 트위터 대한민국 (@TwitterKorea) November 14, 2017
Twitter Korea even visited Big Hit Entertainment to award them with a memorial tablet to commemorate it.
Individual members of BTS tweeted gifs of their reactions as a thank you to the fans who made it all possible.
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) November 13, 2017
Jin did his signature kissing face.
J-Hope did a cute heart dance.
RM gave a heartwarming wink.
Suga signaled “I love you”.
Jimin made a surprise appearance.
V killed with his aegyo.
And Jungkook was just his signature self!
Fans are amazed how BTS is heralding in a new kind of influence for K-Pop all over the world!