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What happened to JE international fandom around 2009/2010?

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#1 Obelisk

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 04:18 AM

I'm seeing lots of fanpages or blogs that was just abandoned around 2010 or 2009, when I'm trying to find in English or Russian, even the most promising one suddenly stopped posting. Finding stuff from that time is easier from the international sources, but after 2010 I need to rely more on Japanese sources, to find material.


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Posted 12 January 2017 - 04:22 AM

Yeah I remember I used to check livejournal often back then but now when I went back to it, most of the pages haven't been updated in a long time. I know some people who uploaded music and stuff got warned by JE but I don't know what happened to general news sites about them.


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#3 Jeffrey Jung

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 04:27 AM

Isn't that when Livejournal pretty much went dead almost immediately and the rise of Facebook and Twitter
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#4 Dolores Haze

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 04:52 AM

that also happened to many kpop blogs tho, probably because of the rise of twitter, tumblr etc.


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#5 Midna

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 05:05 AM

They probably had a rule breaker.
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#6 DocumentaLy

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 05:21 AM

The death of LiveJournal. Plus some fans jumped to KPop.


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Posted 12 January 2017 - 06:12 AM

actually some still active on livejournal


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#8 witchcocktor

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 07:18 AM

Kpop happened I guess. 


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Posted 12 January 2017 - 10:12 PM

Isn't that when Livejournal pretty much went dead almost immediately and the rise of Facebook and Twitter

 

 

that also happened to many kpop blogs tho, probably because of the rise of twitter, tumblr etc.

 

 

The death of LiveJournal. Plus some fans jumped to KPop.

 

It's the combination of all these things.

Some tried to move to tumblr, but you can't have a healthy fan community on tumblr so it failed there.


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