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2022 South Korean presidential elections showcased ‘next level’ graphics

“Hey Alexa, play ‘Next Level’ by aespa.”

And no, we won’t stop referencing one of aespa’s most iconic songs ever in this article, because really, South Korea just proved how advanced they are in the graphics and design world with their recently concluded 2022 Presidential elections.

Seoul Broadcasting System, most commonly known as SBS, is a national South Korean television and radio network company that was part of the media coverage of  the 2022 South Korean Presidential Elections. Their way of reporting the closest presidential election results in South Korean history caught the eyes of many, even those outside of the country who weren’t even aware of the elections at the time.

The Yappie editor Andrew Peng’s Tweet reacting to the South Korean elections went viral, with the Tweet being continued as a thread with all of the graphics shown on television by SBS.

These graphics even included a reenactment of the Winter Olympics, a simulated claw machine, amusement park rides, a rocket taking off, and the leading presidential candidates dancing to aespa. Yup, truly out of this world and very witty.

Other broadcast networks did the same, but weren’t at par with SBS’ creativity, tbh.

People still couldn’t get over the quirky graphics used to report the entirety of it, even after the winner of the 2022 South Korean Presidential elections had been determined. Well, that’s one way to get people talking about politics and making it friendly for everyone, no matter what their status is.

Philippines when lol jk (1/2).

 

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