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Posted by olmal AKP STAFF Saturday, January 4, 2020

IU speaks up on "sajaegi" after SBS 'Unanswered Questions' uncovers the issue

AKP STAFF

On January 5 KST, IU has updated her Instastory with a screenshot of the SBS' 'Unanswered Questions' uncovering "sajaegi"(means bulk buying in Korean, usually refers to the act of manipulating streaming charts).  

'Unanswered Questions' uncovered issues surrounding "sajaegi" on January 4 at 11 PM KST. In the captured snippet of 'Unanswered Questions', it reads "I then realized why people do sajaegi". In the caption, above the screenshot, IU wrote, "But don't do it, please." 

IU has been a strong contender in every streaming platforms' charts for more than a decade. As a veteran in the industry, her remark shows the magnitude of this issue and is a warning towards those who have been considering "saejagi" or other forms of malicious viral marketing. 

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Wat8-77 pts Saturday, January 4, 2020 5
Saturday, January 4, 2020

IUs company owns Melon though...

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wizone4life292 pts Saturday, January 4, 2020 0
Saturday, January 4, 2020

Lol, I can't believe people upvote comments like these judging IU charting.

These kinds of people don't know how huge IU is in Korea🤦‍♀️🤦‍♀️.

so dumb.

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