WORDMATTERS

Global Times – Metro Shanghai - - PULSE -

“The has-been mail­box goes vi­ral again.” In some pho­tos shared on­line, many peo­ple are seen wait­ing in line to take a photo with a mail­box lo­cated on Zhong­shan­dongyi Road near the Bund, thep­a­per. cn re­ported Sun­day. This mail­box was pop­u­lar­ized last April af­ter Lu Han, a Chi­nese ac­tor and singer who posed next to the mail­box, shared his pic­tures on­line, caus­ing fans to line up for up to 300 me­ters to pose with the same mail­box. One fan even reg­is­tered a Weibo ac­count un­der the name of “The Bund In­ter­net Celebrity Mail­box,” which now has over 40,000 fol­low­ers. On Septem­ber 1, Lu re­vis­ited the same mail­box, shot a new photo and posted it on­line, mak­ing it pop­u­lar again.

Il­lus­tra­tion: Chen Xia/GT

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from China

© PressReader. All rights reserved.