Twitter India

  • Twitter Launches Hindi Hashtags

    …. On Sunday, after India won their cricket World Cup match against Pakistan, #जयहिन्द (Jai Hind, a popular Indian battle cry) became the first Hindi hashtag to trend on Twitter. And today, as India celebrates Maha Shivratri, #हरहरमहादेव is also trending, right behind #MahaShivratri itself. The popularity of Twitter is accelerating fast in India – 22.2…

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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…

    Shea Bennett/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 6 readers -
  • 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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