“In our digital age, we can connect and innovate across borders like never before — with your smart phones and Twitter and Me2Day and Kakao Talk,” Obama said during a speech at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. Hundreds of South Korean students, sitting in bleachers in the college’s gymnasium, whooped delightedly at the presidential name-check of their country’s premier social media networks.
Not everybody was impressed with Obama’s performance in Seoul, though. Personally, I think the US president did just fine—more than fine, actually—but yeah, we’ve still got to wait and see whether Obama’s language is backed by actual intent. My impression is that it is.