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IOI accused of rigging 'V' app hearts on their most recent broadcast

By jennywill   Monday, July 18, 2016   73,590   4,001   0



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IOI has been accused of rigging their 'V' app heart count.

They'd recently set a record for the most hearts ever on a video on their horror special. The video supposedly had around 9,000 views before the actual broadcasting, but gathered over 200 million hearts.

Fans immediately noticed something was fishy - artists such as BTS and EXO had less of a heart count on videos that had more view counts. For example, the below two videos have 1.5 million and 2.8 million views each, but have 110 million and 105 million hearts.

While it's certainly possible that IOI fans might have given more hearts to the girls, others noticed something else strange. At 2:26 AM, the video had 195,953,691 hearts. Eleven minutes later at 2:37 AM, the heart count had jumped to 200,065,322, meaning that in the span of 11 minutes, the heart count had jumped by 4 million even though there were only 9,000~ viewers. This means they went up by 6,600~ hearts per second, which seems highly improbable. 

What do you think about the accusations?
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chickenmysoup Sunday, March 19, 2017

Mathematically, it would mean that it is rigged. However, since the numbers are approximations, it would still spare the possibility of it not being rigged.  A single person can get 37 hearts max. per min.  If all 9000 people consistently tapped, that would be 333 000 hearts per minute.  6600 hearts per second would equal it 396 000 hearts per minute.  In other words, 9000 people cannot get 6600 hearts per second.

hallyu_fan Saturday, August 6, 2016

That time I'm working on my thesis so I can't watch. I'm not sure though. The thing is, they've got more than 100M before and they put the video days before. We can give heart even before the actual broadcast, during, and after broadcast. When 100M heart happen before, I use my own phone and my parent phones. I'm installing v app on my parent phone only because of at that time there's 100M project from fans and I want to participate. I don't get to sleep and my thumbs feel numb because I did it for hours, rest a bit, and do it again like that on repeat. I don't think 200M is impossible for IOI if the view is the one to compared rather then the amount of heart before and after. I know I might sound so stupid but hey. I love the girls that's why I did it. It's not even crime.

LaraGriffin (Banned) Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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OFG Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Who cares haha these jealous fans

qte56786 (Banned) Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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Kim_sejeong Tuesday, July 19, 2016

nothing is impossible bruh they even got 120m before

Jamjamjamjamjam Tuesday, July 19, 2016

i iahven't read the article yet but i just wanna say that KYULKYUNG REALLY STANDS OUT IN THE PICTURE my pinky omg

Jamjamjamjamjam Tuesday, July 19, 2016


taehyungswife95 Tuesday, July 19, 2016

IS THIS NEWS????????????????????NO

imthatxx Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Oh man, who knew they were computer hackers too!?

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