|Date(s):||November 2016 - December 2016|
|Length:||12,000+ words, 2:28:18 hours|
|Genre:||Chat Fic, Social Media, POV Outsider|
|Fandom:||Yuri!!! on Ice|
|External Links:||AO3, PODFIC|
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Summary: Just because Yuuri isn't big on social media, doesn't mean his fans aren't. (aka a social media fic)
It is social media fic that includes chat fic and multimedia elements. It follows Yuuri Katsuki's online fan-following, initially small, through the events of the series, including Yuuri's rise to success and his whirlwind romance with Victor Nikiforov. It includes online fan interactions and news articles viewing the events of the main narrative of the series from the outside.
Cast: Ailis_Fictive, fishpatrol, Fleur Rochard, digiella, Hananobira, illutu, KDHeart, knight_tracer, marianas, MoreThanASuperstar, Opalsong, RevolutionaryJo, Rhea314, RsCreighton, Shmaylor, SomethingIncorporeal, the24thkey, the_dragongirl, theleanansidhe, sylvaine
As of March 2019 the work has over 9,100 kudos and over 2,500 bookmarks on AO3.
Owing to the prevalence of Instagram and other types of social media in Yuri!!! on Ice, chatfic and other fanworks which centre around social media as a theme or plot device are common. Many fanwork creators imitate the format of social media in their works, or include references to photos and videos going viral, or reference an individual skater's followers and fanbase. katsuki_fc wrote is considered a classic social media fic exploring the "Katsuki Yuuri Fan Club."