Discover More About Korea's Internet Eating Phenomenon

The internet serves as a valuable vehicle for the exchange of resources, knowledge and ideas.

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The internet serves as a valuable vehicle for the exchange of resources, knowledge and ideas. However, the platform can ostensibly be used as a congregation space for some bizarre rituals. Vice‘s food channel Munchies has focused its recent efforts on a fast growing phenomenon in South Korea called Mukbang, where foodies would broadcast their meals to a live audience. The video explores this strange occurrence in a country where single households are quickly increasing, revealing some surprising reasons behind its popularity. Enjoy the video above.

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