Posted by AKP STAFF Tuesday, January 4, 2011

SHINee's Japanese website crashes moments after opening


SHINee has shown their explosive popularity in Japan once more through the opening of their official Japanese website. On January 4th, Sanspo reported, "Moments after the opening of SHINee's official site, the site crashed due to the mass influx of traffic." SHINee previously performed for a 24,000 member audience during their first Japanese concert last month, and had announced that they'd be opening their official website. The site had opened at 8PM, and within the hour, over 20,000 fans rushed to take a look, crashing the server and member registration system for two days. Sanspo continued, "There wasn't any other notification regarding the site's official opening, so this is quite the exceptional feat for the group.  After the server was recovered and an official announcement was made, over 100,000 page views have been recorded within a week.  SHINee has been earning much popularity lately, as exemplified by the 100,000 members that joined the month-long ticket event for their Yoyogi Live concert." SHINee will be making their official Japanese debut this March. Source + Photos: Sports Chosun via Daum

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