Letter From Seoul

A waiting game for fans of S. Korean social media platform Cyworld

Delayed return of South Korea's pioneering social media platform leaves excited fans frustrated

A screengrab from Cyworld’s YouTube video of the new 3D mini room. At its peak, Cyworld boasted 32 million users – more than half of South Korea’s population – and made $177,000 a day selling digital products.PHOTO: CYWORLD/YOUTUBE

Get ready for a blast from the past.

Long ago there existed a cyber universe where you could create your own virtual living room, build relationships with other users, and send gifts to each other.

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