Amidst Coronavirus, Blockchain-Powered Karaoke is Booming in South Korea

It has been more than a year since the pandemic has been around and now it seems that it is going to stay in the world permanently. Since March of 2020, the entire world is going under random lockdowns and the situation does not seem to be coming under control any time soon.

Now as the new wave of the pandemic hits the entire world, the countries have again started going under lockdowns. The governments are constantly advising the citizens to abide by the social distancing SOPs and ensure the people around them are safe and secure.

Amidst all the happenings due to the lockdowns and SOPs, the world has started finding a new way to socialize and keep in touch. People are now finding new and innovative ways to party together, celebrate, and also be entertained together.

As a result of the pandemic and its impact on the world, South Korean entertainment applications have started getting adopted on a wider scale. The majority of the applications being adopted by the South Koreans for entertainment purposes are based on the blockchain network.

As per reports, the majority of the applications launched by South Korea through the blockchain network comprise movies, music, karaoke, and many more entertainment platforms.

The users are able to use these applications through the token system that has been integrated into the blockchain networks. According to reports, the application known as Somesing has been gaining a lot of recognition and user base since the pandemic.

The Somesing platform has been boasting its gains and popularity that it has gathered in recent years. The platform reportedly has more than 400,000 users using the platform and have been using it for entertainment purposes.

Somesing has stated that in recent months, the growth level has been extremely high and the volume has doubled in the past 6 months.

As per stats, one of the most popular applications known as Noraebang has been gaining a lot of popularity.

Similar to China and Japan, the people of South Korea are huge fans of the noraebangs. The noraebangs are private singing rooms where colleagues and friends tend to gather after work or their meetups. The platform is extremely popular in the entire country and is an excellent source of entertainment.

However, due to the pandemic and the SOP regulations, the gathering of more than 5 people has been banned/outlawed. This is the reason why people are now resorting to virtual/remote sources of entertainment. What can be the best source of entertainment for the users to have virtual private singing rooms where they can gather and sing songs together.

It has been reported that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 2,137 noraebangs have been shut down and are waiting for the pandemic and lockdowns to be lifted soon.