Kim Namjoon! Kim Seokjin! Min Yoongi! Jung Hoseok! Park Jimin! Kim Taehyung! Jeon Jungkook! BTS!
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By Amanda Yeo2020-02-19 04:33:49 UTC
You may have noticed many Twitter users with a superscript 7 (⁷) in their usernames multiplying at an alarming rate. Fortunately, the explanation for the sudden proliferation of the number isn’t anything sinister. Like the purple heart emoji before it, the small sevens are a subtle symbol of support for Kpop group BTS.
BTS have taken over the globe, enthralling an Army of devoted fans with their catchy music, entertaining stages, and playful personalities. Now the “Boy with Luv” and “Black Swan” singers are conquering Twitter, many fans adding a small seven to their usernames to boldly declare their love for the group.
I⁷ hope⁷ we⁷ never⁷ stop⁷ using⁷ the⁷ 7⁷ after⁷ our⁷ names⁷. Bangtan⁷ is⁷ 7⁷ so⁷ that⁷ number⁷ should⁷ be⁷ celebrated⁷.@BTS_twt⁷
— 💜𝚂𝚊𝚛𝚊 𝚡 𝙷𝚘𝚙𝚎⁷💜 (@SaraxBTS7) February 12, 2020
The number seven has special significance to BTS, whose upcoming album is called Map of the Soul: 7.