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32 Interesting Facts About the South Korean Boy Band BTS

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In America, the acronym BTS generally means “behind the scenes”, however BTS in Korean (방탄소년단) stands for the Korean expression “Bangtan Sonyeondan”, which translates to “Bulletproof Boy Scouts”.

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The Band Provides a Boon to South Korea’s Economy Recent reports guesstimate that BTS is responsible for an infusion of approximately $3.6 billion into the Korean economy.

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BTS boasts the distinction of being the first Twitter account based in Korea to reach a whopping 10 million followers.

Every member of BTS has admitted to once being addicted to playing the popular mobile game called Crossy Road. They even went so far as to tweet the game’s creators asking for merchandise.

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Inspiration for Song “Baepsae” Also known as “Silver Spoon,” the song warns that trying to keep up with others will only result in self-destruction and the inability to be true to yourself.

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BTS was once barely scraping by trying to make ends meet. During this time, they lived together in a one-room apartment.

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BTS Was Almost Not the Name of This Band The group almost went by the name Big Kidz or Young Nation.

The emoji, which was launched on Twitter, is a bulletproof vest with BTS in the middle. Interestingly, though, this emoji has been mistaken by some Hollywood celebrities to mean “behind the scenes.”

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