Seoul Metro officers have clarified that idol and celeb birthday commercials will probably be allowed to proceed.
Previously on June 22, the Seoul Metro, which operates strains 1 via 8, made the choice to ban “opinion commercials” transferring ahead. These “opinion commercials” are categorized as advertisements containing messages concerning particular person or group opinions on issues of gender, politics, faith, or ideology.
On July 9, a supply from the Seoul Metro said, “There has been some controversy over the publishing of feminism commercials, in addition to Moon Jae In or Kim Jong Un commercials on pedestrian bridges. Through the choice to ban commercials with particular person or group opinions, we’ve put into place clear guidelines.”
After preliminary issues from fandoms about whether or not or not they might be capable to proceed to difficulty advertisements for idols’ birthdays, a consultant of Seoul Metro clarified the problem as nicely. The supply said that after discussing the matter with the Advertisement Regulation Committee, commercials congratulating idols on their birthdays wouldn’t be categorized as “opinion commercials” and are acknowledged as simply an expression of fandom.
As such, commercials issued by followers for idols and different celebrities will proceed to be allowed in response to the consultant.