Impacts of Internet Blog Information on the Economic Landscape of Real Space: Case Study of Bookchon

지역에 대한 인터넷 블로그 정보와 지역 경제경관의 변화 - 서울 북촌을 사례로 -

  • Lee, Keum-Sook (Department of Geography, Sungshin Women's University) ;
  • Seo, Wee-Yeun (Department of Geography, Sungshin Women's University) ;
  • Chae, Ji-Min (Department of Geography, Sungshin Women's University)
  • 이금숙 (성신여자대학교 지리학과) ;
  • 서위연 (성신여자대학교 지리학과) ;
  • 채지민 (성신여자대학교 지리학과)
  • Received : 2012.05.07
  • Accepted : 2012.05.25
  • Published : 2012.06.30


This study investigates the interaction mechanisms and processes between cyber space and real space. In particular, we analyze the relationships between changes on the economic landscape of the Bookchon region and the information supply and demand for this area on the Internet Blogs. In order to obtain the behavioral data about how people get information for Bookchon area and the reaction afterward, we perform questionnaire survey. The results of analysis reveal that there are significant connection between real space and cyber space, Internet Blog in particular. Internet Blog is the major media obtaining information about Bookchon area for major portion of people. Most people visit Bookchon after searching informations about it via Internet Blog. In particular, young generations who possess better capability to treat social media. At the same time, female, student, and office workers show these attitudes very strongly. We introduce a conceptual model for the interaction processes between cyber space and real space based on the survey data analysis, and propose a simple theoretical model for the dynamics of the total number of visitors about specific place with the experience of cyber space visit.


Supported by : 성신여자대학교