Kpop stans are using their vast powers for good. Kpop fans (known on the internet as “stans”) are known for some typically bothersome behavior. Adding “fancast” videos to already trending threads (videos that focus on a favorite band member even in group numbers). These videos seem out of context on threads and are put in to jack up the view counts on the videos and introduce the star to new audiences.
Now, they’re flooding the feeds of white supremacists with videos of Kpop stars.
— Laura Hudson (@laura_hudson) June 3, 2020
The k-pop spamming people is the most brillant thing that’s happened in this crisis. Silencing racists by flooding with silly fancams is pure genius.
— chrisb (@chrisbsaysme) June 3, 2020
They’re also matching donations of their favorite bands BTS!
— Karen Yuan⁷ (@karenyuan_) June 7, 2020
Why its hot?
Kpop fans KNOW the internet, they know how to manipulate algorithms. They’re being “summoned” for good. Who else might use these tactics as time goes on?