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

    …) But what is new is that in Q4 2014, Twitter recorded zero growth amongst active users in the U.S. That’s a first for the company, but not entirely unexpected. Twitter has known for some time that its best chances of expansion are likely to be found outside of North America, and the company has been actively pursuing India and other emerging markets accordingly. (Source: Statista.) …

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  • Twitter Opening Research and Design Center in India

    … fastest growing markets and we will be investing more here.” Last month Twitter acquired ZipDial, the India-based startup that converted the cultural “missed call” phenomenon into a lucrative business. Now, Twitter will open its first R&D office outside of the U.S. in India, which should help the company further accelerate growth in the region…

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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…

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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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