Twitter India

  • Twitter Launches Hindi Hashtags

    … Twitter has launched Hindi hashtags on its social platform, and they’re already trending well in India. Hindi is the most widely-spoken language of northern India, with over 200 million speakers. Twitter users have been able to tweet in Hindi for some time, but the company has only recently rolled out hashtag support for the language…

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  • 78% of Twitter Users are International

    … Twitter released its latest earnings report last week, revealing that the platform added just four million new monthly active users (MAUs) in the fourth quarter of 2014, which now totals 288 million accounts. Moreover, some 78 percent of those users are based outside of the United States. And all of that recent growth has come from…

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  • Twitter Opening Research and Design Center in India

    … Twitter is planning to open a research and design center in Bangalore, the technology hub of India, as the company continues to pursue growth in emerging markets. The popularity of Twitter is accelerating fast in India – 22.2 million people are expected to use the platform in 2015, up 30.4 percent on last year, rising to almost forty million…

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  • Twitter Growing Fast in India

    Twitter is growing at a furious pace in India, with the platform expanding at a record, double-digit pace year-on-year, which is expected to continue through 2018. eMarketer reports that 22.2 million people will use Twitter in India in 2015, up 30.4 percent on last year, when the platform grew 47.6 percent on 2012. This double-digit growth will continue next year, when Twitter should add 27.

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  • Twitter Confirms ZipDial Acquisition

    … Twitter has acquired ZipDial, the India-based startup that figured out how to convert the cultural “missed call” phenomenon into a lucrative business. ZipDial built a mobile platform that lets users call a toll-free number where they intentionally hang up, triggering a missed call in exchange for goods and services. We first reported…

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  • Twitter Investing More in #India

    … Twitter is planning to invest more in the fast-growing internet and social media market in India, reveals Katie Jacobs Stanton, Twitter’s vice president of global media. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. …

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