Twitter Loves Korea

We finally get to say it officially…

Twitter launches services in Korea!

Couple pics from the Press Conference in Seoul this morning at the Banyan Tree Spa and Resort.


Official Twitter Korean services launched:

–  Korean language version available via

– SMS to tweet now officially available using hashtag #1234 (via local telecom LG*U – #3 Korean telco)

–  Twitter Registration now available via (Korea’s #2 internet portal— note: second to NHN which owns me2day, Twitter’s local knockoff competitive service).

There were lots of general questions by the press, and lots of cool little talks afterward, but those were the main announcements.


Bonus: Check out the short, but fun invitation that went out

We’ll give a more detailed report later…

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Richard is Co-Founder and GM at Seoul Space drawing off his near 10 years in the IT industry in Korea as Managing Director at InfoNet Digital and previously, as Founder of Korea's first PPC search engine and advertising company Zingu. Originally recruited by Google to lead Korea operations, Richard is well-sought after by global brand enterprises and local businesses as an industry authority, leader and pioneer in the trenches of the Korean digital frontier. He is also an avid birder, NCAA championship swimmer, martial artist, former skateboarder, horseback rider and PC gamer… no, he doesn't sleep much.