In an exciting announcement, Kpopping.com is gearing up to roll out its highly anticipated V5 update, codenamed “Machine Gun Minji,” set to launch later in August. This comprehensive update brings forth a range of innovative features and improvements, cementing Kpopping’s position as the largest K-pop database worldwide.
Key highlights of the V5 update include the introduction of the “guardian” sub-moderator role, empowering high-level users with exceptional account histories to take charge of their experience on the site. The sub-moderators will enjoy privileges such as adding or removing content warnings, reporting blackhole users for 12 hours, posting news under the new “Community” tag, and utilising the “Guard” feature for content approvals and edits.
In parallel, Kpopping is revamping various underused features to enhance user engagement and satisfaction. The discographies will now integrate seamlessly with the calendar, eliminating the need for Twitter links. The “Bias battles” feature will undergo a transformation, becoming peaceful lists to foster a more harmonious community. Additionally, music shows, index pages, and music revisions will receive simplified layouts and enhancements for improved clarity and usability.
New community features will further enrich the Kpopping experience, including edit previews to allow users to see changes before committing them to the database. User profiles will receive a streamlined design and improved functionality to better showcase data. A public appeals process will be introduced, enabling users to dispute guardian actions with moderators and moderator actions with admins. Moreover, a panel dedicated to top contributors and guardians will recognise outstanding members who consistently contribute valuable content to profiles. Lastly, a visible logging system akin to larger wikis will be implemented.
Kpopping+ introduces exclusive trophies for premium subscribers, acknowledging their long-term dedication and commitment to the community. Users who successfully report harmful content will be bestowed with the “Ban-haebu Buddy” badge, showcasing their contributions to maintaining a safe environment. Achieving 100+ edits for a single idol or group earns the prestigious “Master Nim” trophy. Additionally, the “Trendsetter” honor awaits the first person to like a post that ultimately receives 20+ likes.
In line with their commitment to the community, Kpopping will continue to collaborate closely with kpopmart.com, a valued community sponsor and Hanteo gold-member. Exclusive giveaways will be offered to users, and the update will introduce new ways to find merchandise from beloved K-pop idols and groups.
With “Machine Gun Minji” version 5, Kpopping solidifies its position as the ultimate destination for K-pop fans worldwide. The platform eagerly looks forward to serving its community with the latest and greatest in K-pop news and entertainment, fostering an enriching experience for every enthusiast.