每日英語跟讀 Ep.810: About S.Korea - Taiwanese Personality Test creates sensation in S. Korea
“Plant Your Personal Flower,” a personality test created by Seekrtech, a tech company from Taiwan, has recently taken South Korea by storm, setting a record with three million downloads in one day.
The test aims to draw in more users to download an app by Seekrtech, “Forest,” which went online in 2014, according to the local media.
Based on The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, the personality test features some adorable hand-drawn backgrounds and relaxing music. After answering eight easy questions, you can get a description of who you are and the type of plants or flowers that reflect your personality.
現代人手機成癮，導致專注度降低，時刻科技推出《專注森林》以提升現代人的專注度。這款養成遊戲更曾被評選為2018 Apple App Store年度最佳App。
“Forest” is an app created by Seekrtech, it aims to help people to put down their phones and be focused. The game was the best APP in the 2018 Apple Store.
Then how to play? Whenever you want to stay focus on your work or study, you can open the app and plant a tree. In the next 30 minutes, it will grow when you are working. If you leave this app within a limited time, the tree will be killed.
Every single tree means 30 minutes to the user and they will form a focused forest one day.
BTS推新輯48小時 累積1700萬則推文｜BTS takes over Twitter with 17 million tweets in 48 hours
風靡全球的韓國男團BTS於2月21日發行最新專輯「Map Of The Soul: 7”」，立馬吸引大批BTS粉絲ARMY在社群媒體推特大力讚賞這張專輯。
Global superstars BTS released their highly-anticipated album, “Map Of The Soul: 7” on Feb. 21 and ARMY followers all over the world naturally took to Twitter to rave all about it.
From 6 a.m. on Feb. 21 to 6 a.m. on Feb. 23 (Korean Standard Time, KST), 17 Million BTS-related tweets and retweets were sent around the world, according to Media OutReach.
Tweet volumes peaked within the first hour when the album was released, generating 1.2 million tweets from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (KST) on the first day.
The top tweet from BTS (@BTS_twt) official account was “D-Day,” announcing the day of their comeback with a series of photos including a selfie from RM and various artworks.
With the BTS ARMY going wild on Twitter, the top hashtags are #BTS, #방탄소년단 and the album title #MAP_OF_THE_SOUL_7.
Next on the list is #BTSComeback2020 and lead single, #ON.
Source article: https://chinapost.nownews.com/20200305-1091385 ; https://chinapost.nownews.com/20200226-1090399