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

    … international territories. 225 million Twitter MAUs are international, compared to 63 million in the U.S. This isn’t a new phenomenon – even as far back as Q1 2010, two-thirds of Twitter users were logging on internationally. Twitter Monthly Active Users (International, 2010-14, in millions) Twitter Monthly Active Users (U.S., 2010-14, in millions…

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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

    … will continue next year, when Twitter should add 27.8 percent more users, reaching 28.4 million people, climbing to 39.5 million by 2018. Impressive as these numbers are, India’s low internet penetration rate means just 1.8 percent of the total population are currently using Twitter. Hence, as access to the internet (especially mobile internet…

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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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