Posts Tagged ‘Daum’

Girls’ Generation raises funds for retinitis pigmentosa patients with charity auction!

January 15, 2013

At the start of 2013, Girls’ Generation members ran an auction together with Beautiful Store to help patients diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, an eye disease that causes severe vision impairment and often blindness. This auction was initially proposed by Sooyoung and eventually they raised a total of 5,841,000 Won for the patients.

It started with a campaign named ‘Sooyoung’s wish for lights in the dark world’ (수영과 함께 까만 세상에 빛을 희망해), organised by Beautiful Store, Daum and QTV. Girls’ Generation members then donated their items which were put up for auction on Daum’s site of Hope from December 16th, 2012 to January 5th, 2013.

The auction was meaningful since Sooyoung proposed herself, and all other members participated in support. Sooyoung had always cared for patients who lost their visions and is concerned about their treatment and disease prevention.

This time, Girls’ Generation members donated a total of 17 items that they treasured for the campaign. These include Seohyun’s handbag and clothes, Sooyoung’s watch and bromide photo frame, Sunny’s bag, YoonA’s sunglasses, Tiffany’s watch, Hyoyeon’s shoes and items from other members.

Among these items, Jessica’s shoes (pictured above) were sold for the highest price of 650,000 Won, followed by YoonA’s sunglasses at 609,000 Won, Tiffany’s wristwatch at 600,000 won, YoonA’s fur hat at 540,000 won, and Sooyoung’s wristwatch at 412,000 won. All proceeds will be donated to retinitis pigmentosa patients through Beautiful Store.

On the other hand, the campaign ‘We wish, together with Sooyoung of Girls’ Generation’ will be conducted on Daum’s site of Hope until January 19th.


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Peek-a-boo with Soshi and Daum Store View!

October 10, 2011

On October 10th, Daum Communication announced that a Store View campaign, with SNSD as the advertising model, which be launched where users can participate for various prizes.

This time, the Store View Campaign will be drawing out random lucky users from PC, mobile and digital signage services. Prizes like iPad and movie tickets will be given.

The ‘Finding the hidden Soshi in Store View in 30 days’ event will be held online until November 5th. During this event, hints like “It’s the day to eat brunch, please go to the café at Samcheong Dong and visit Store View” will be given to the users, which allow them to look for one hidden SNSD member each day, through visiting relevant Store View places.

Once users manage to find the SNSD members, they will be eligible automatically to participate in the lucky draw. Every week, one user will be receiving an iPad, while 100 users will win Dunkin Original Coffee coupons.

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On cloud nine with Soshi!

July 8, 2011

According to Daum Communications on July 8th, SNSD’s summer images can be downloaded through Daum’s cloud services (

SNSD members’ summer pictures are shared through Daum Cloud promotion page ( The pictures are available as wallpapers for PC (4 types) with different resolutions, 1 type for iPhone and Android phones respectively. On every Tuesday and Friday, the individual images of SNSD members will be revealed and on August 9th, photos featuring all members will also be available.

In addition to this, if one downloads the Daum Cloud Application, he/she might stand a chance to be among the 306 lucky prize winners decided through lucky draws. This is part of the ‘Download Daum Cloud App and Win An Ipad 2 Instantly!’ event which will end on August 11th.

Daum Communications’ Planning Team Leader, Kwon JiYoung said, “In order to provide Daum Cloud users with variety of fun and excitement, the SNSD summer pictures download event was organized. Daum Cloud services which can be used anywhere, anytime on PC and mobile devices regardless of capacity, provide more convenience to the users”.

Initially, Daum Cloud services was launched in March this year with maximum file upload of 4GB with optimized pictures and documents integration functions. It supports multiple platforms such as Windows, Mac, etc through PC Sync application. Starting from June, the storage space for users of Daum Cloud was increased to 50GB, providing more storage capabilities and advantages.


SNSD-centric Daum Application’s new update a massive hit!

July 5, 2011

The update to version 2.7 of Daum’s smartphone application received overwhelming response from smartphone users. Through this update, many features are made available to the users, including new SNSD themes.

The update was officially released on June 29th and within just 4 days, about 100,000 users have changed their existing themes to the SNSD themes which were included in the update. That figure made up 60% of the 2.7 version users.

For the iPhone version, there are a total of 12 video themes featuring Seohyun, Yuri, YoonA, Jessica, Taeyeon, Tiffany, etc. For the Android phones on the other hand, there are 6 SNSD themes and 12 regular themes.

Daum’s Mobile Strategy Team Leader said, “This update provides users with more convenience and ease of using Daum’s mobile services. In the future, we will provide more innovative features in order to maximize user satisfaction”.


Interrogation at Soshi Police Department

April 9, 2011

A CF of SNSD ‘interrogating’ a Cacao bean and teaching it to pronounce ‘Ka, Kya, Keo, Kyeo’ was revealed on April 8th to promote Daum’s MyPeople smartphone messenger application.

The video features Sooyoung, Yuri, Jessica, Seohyun, Sunny and YoonA asking a cacao bean to talk. This advertisement promotes the newly released smartphone messenger application, targeting users of the Kakao Talk application which has the biggest share of the smartphone messenger application market.

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Sooyoung, the know-it-all angel

January 21, 2011

Daum Communications (commonly known as Daum) have released a new CF featuring Taeyeon, Seohyun and Sooyoung for its recently launched mobile music search service.

In this CF, Taeyeon and Seohyun were in a cafe listening and talking about music they were listening to and Sooyoung successfully found the details of the song through the melody recognition feature of the Daum music search service. She pretended to know details and walked away with the phone when Seohyun and Taeyeon were about to find out why she was looking at her phone.

This new Daum CF will be made available online, on mobile devices as well as being displayed as ‘digital view’ in subways.

Besides enjoying music in cafes using Daum’s smartphone application, the users of the music search service will also be able to easily search for the title of the songs, name of the artists and other relevant details using the melody recognition feature.

Here’s the 20-second CF. Enjoy!


SNSD performed ‘Oh!’ and ‘Hoot’ at ’2010 Daum Life On Awards’

January 13, 2011

At 6pm KST today (January 13th), The ‘2010 Daum Life On Awards‘ ceremony took place at the Grand Hall of El Tower situated in Yangjae-dong in Seocho-gu, Seoul.

Daum Communications whose target is to provide lifestyle-changing services for its users in 2010 organized the ‘Life On Awards’. There are 22 categories of awards such as ‘Cafe’, ‘Blog’, ‘View’, etc with 28 winners in total.

Netizens have selected SNSD’s ‘Oh!’ as the winner of the ‘Music Video of The Year Award‘ and the 9 girls who dressed in all white were at the ceremony to collect their prize as well as to grace the  stage with their 2010 hits ‘Oh!’ and ‘Hoot’.

Here’s a fancam of the ‘Hoot’ performance:


SNSD won the final battle

January 4, 2011

Let me hear it – Who’s the best girl group and the most awesome group of fans in 2010? Of course, they are none other than SNSD and SONEs. Both played their parts amazingly this year and they have unleashed great powers and strength when it comes to winning polls.

The final battle we’re talking about here is Daum’s ’2010 Idol Voting Final – Fan Battle’. With 114,428 votes from the 1-week poll, SNSD again have proven their domination not only in the music industry in Korea, Japan and all over Asia but also in the hearts of the fans. Winning by a comfortable significant margin of more than 70,000 votes over their closest challenger, Kara who also made a big splash in Japan in 2010, the girls are kicking off 2011 with a great head start.

T-ara came in 3rd with 21,817 votes while 2NE1 and rookie, miss A took the 4th and 5th spot respectively.

Again, congratulations to the 9 angels and we will definitely be expecting more amazing and interesting stuff from them in 2011. Last but not least, good job, SONEs!

Credit: yoongislove@Twitter

2010 Daum Life On Awards: SNSD’s ‘Oh!’ selected as the ‘Music of The Year’

December 30, 2010

Daum Communications have announced the winners for the ‘2010 Daum Life On Awards‘ where the award ceremony will be taking place on January 3rd, 2011 at the El Tower Grand Hall in Yangje-Dong. Kim Jedong will be the host for the ceremony.

From December 2nd to December 22nd, Daum conducted the online voting process to determine the winners of the ’2010 Daum Life On Award’ through its website. There are 22 categories of awards with 28 award recipients in total.

In the ‘Contents Category’ netizens have selected SNSD‘s ‘Oh!‘ as the winner for ‘Music of the Year‘ award, adding another trophy to their collection in 2010 after being crowned with various prestigious year-end awards.

Winner in each category will receive prize money of 1,000,000 Won and a trophy. The winner for ‘view Grand Award’ will be receiving 5,000,000 Won and the nominees who made it to the final round will also be presented with special gifts.

This award was organized in conjunction with a donation campaign and netizens were charged 100 Won for every vote they cast. From the 21-day voting period, a total of 27,000,000 Won was collected from 89,764 people who participated in the online voting. The sum of money collected will be channeled to Korea Association of Social Welfare Centers to help the less fortunate families all over the country.