BTS has become the very first K-Pop artist to have its own Emoji on Twitter.
Big Hit Entertainment announced the news on the BTS’ Twitter page last night.
The Emoji features a bulletproof vest with the words BTS written across the front. This came about from the Korean hashtag #방탄소년단 which loosely translated means “Bulletproof Boy Scouts”. This hashtag was trending on Twitter and in 24 hours has acquired an impressive 6 million impressions. The #방탄소년단 hashtag was created to track BTS’ fans across the world in a contest in conjunction with their official hashtag #BTS. The competition, which runs through 9 a.m. KST on June 23 grants five countries with the most tweets using the hashtags with a special video messages from BTS.
It looks like US superstar Justin Timberlake is getting in on the act too with this gem of a tweet.