So far, the poll taking place from May 3rd to May 11th is receiving participation from over 10,000 fans within just 5 days. As of 12am KST on May 8th, the overall figure has hit 12,528 votes. Out of the total votes received to date, Girls’ Generation is in the lead with 46%, followed by Kara in 2nd place with 29%. Wonder Girls came in 3rd with 12%, followed by 4minute, Secret, T-ara, Sistar, 2NE1, After School, miss A, etc.
The public can vote for their favorite girl groups once per day using one IP address at this websitehttp://www.cocif.org/event/event.html.
Through this popularity poll, the top 3 girl groups and their fanclubs will be the among the first in the world to receive the Hangul smart domain in the format ‘http://girlgroupnameinhangul.홈(link to girl group’s official website)’ and ‘http://girlgroupnameinhangul.팬(link to girl group’s fan club website)’.
Update 1: Girls’ Generation to receive Hangul smart domain by topping popularity poll with a comfortable margin
Being in the top 3 of the poll, Girls’ Generation, along with Kara and Wonder Girls will be the first batch of girl groups to receive Hangul smart address for their websites. In addition to that, the respective fanclubs of the 3 girl groups will be getting their hangul domains as well.
The popularity poll was opened to both Korean and International fans. At midnight of May 11th which was the deadline of the poll, a total of 23,274 votes were cast. Out of that figure, Girls’ Generation secured the no.1 spot with 48.22%, followed by Kara with 30.17% and Wonder Girls with 11.09%. These 3 girl groups made up 89% of the total votes.