EXO fans have been lighting up Twitter as the group gets ready for their summer comeback!
At 10:26 p.m. KST on July 8, EXO launched their official Twitter and released the first teaser for their upcoming album The War and its title track Ko Ko Bop. Twitter also made an emoji out of the groups new logo for this concept, which appears automatically next to the hashtags EXO, TheWarEXO, KoKoBop, and the groups Korean name 엑소.
Hey K-Pop fans, welcome @weareoneEXO to Twitter by unlocking this cool #EXO emoji! pic.twitter.com/aggZj8qCQH
Twitter Music (@TwitterMusic) July 9, 2017
After the first teaser release, fans quickly turned EXO and later Ko Ko Bop into a worldwide trend on Twitter, and you can check out an amazing heat map here that reveals a light show of fans all over the world talking about EXO on Twitter over an almost 24-hour period.
Of course, the lead-up to the groups comeback only just began on the evening of July 8. According to Twitter Korea, after the release of Kais individual teaser on July 10 at midnight KST, there were 3.7 million tweets overnight about EXO.
On July 10 at 1:30 p.m. KST, Twitter Korea announced with a glittering world map, Along with the launching of EXOs account, 11 million tweets about EXO have been sparkling from all over the world.
#엑소 @weareoneEXO 계정 오픈과 함께 전세계에서 1,100만 건의 #EXO 관련 트윗이 반짝였습니다. #TheWarEXO #KoKoBop https://t.co/4AQVOYr1iv @Trendsmap pic.twitter.com/xoFvr4yDbW
트위터 대한민국 (@TwitterKorea) July 10, 2017
According to Twitter Korea, tweets about EXO have averaged over 1 million a day over the five years since their debut, and EXO came in No. 1 on the list of Top Trending Artists on Twitter in 2016.
As we wait for EXOs return, check out the newly released teaser for Baekhyun here.
Thanks to Nurul for the tip!