On September 1st Ji Chang-wook posted his first video on YouTube. Though the video is only a four minute long self-introduction, it immediately proved quite popular. In two days it has already amassed two hundred thousand pageviews.
This follows Ji Chang-wook making his personal YouTube page on August 23rd. Ji Chang-wook's stated that the reason for making a YouTube profile was to improve engagement with his fans. He has also posted a shorter, twenty-second behind the scenes teaser for his photo shoot with Esquire Hong Kong.
Ji Chang-wook is not the first South Korean celebrity to seek out more exposure on YouTube. Ha Jung-woo's channel, THE WALKING SCHOOL, features the actor walking and chatting with his friends. Kim Dong-won's channel ,Monotube, features him traveling with his friends. Ha Jung-woo's introductory video also had around two hundred thousand page views, and Kim Dong-won's had about six hundred thousand page views.
Written by William Schwartz
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org.
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