SM Entertainment has revealed that its slate of artists will join the HYPE-owned fan community platform Weverse.
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SM Entertainment confirmed today (April 17) in a press release that its artists – which include popular K-pop acts such as Girls’ Generation, EXO, Red Velvet, NCT and aespa – will be joining the Weverse platform sometime this year.
“SM Entertainment will achieve ‘SM 3.0’ through the co-existence of private messenger Bubble and fandom platform Weverse,” SM Entertainment said, per Korea JoongAng Daily. “SM will open SM artists’ Weverse official communities by the end of this year.”
SM Entertainment artists currently uses its self-owned fan community platform Kwangya Club. According to a statement from HYBE, 12 of the 13 SM Entertainment acts using Kwangya Club will shift to Weverse by September 2023.
“12 SM artists […] will move from Kwangya Club to Weverse, communicate with their fans and provide media content, provide Weverse Live on the Weverse platform and communicate with the global fandoms,” HYBE said in its statement. It is currently unclear which artist will not be migrating to…