Local microblogging platform Koo announced on Wednesday that it has become the second largest microblogging available in the world.
Launched in March 2020, the platform recently recorded 50 million downloads and has been on an upward trajectory in terms of growth.
“We are overwhelmed by the response we have received from our users and are happy to share that today we are the second largest microblog in the world in just 2.5 years of existence. Since launch, our users believed in us,” Aprameya Radhakrishna, CEO and co-founder of Koo, said in a statement.
Koo is India’s only microblogging that competes with other global microblogging platforms such as Twitter, Gettr, Truth Social, Mastodon, Parler and ranks second (after Twitter) in user downloads, according to the release.
“Today, Koo is the second largest microblogging in the world. Given the changes taking place in the microblogging landscape globally, we are looking to expand our wings to geographies where human rights are charged,” Mayank Bidawatka, Co-founder, Koo, was quoted as saying in the statement.
Currently, Koo is available in 10 languages and has users from over 100 countries including the US, UK, Singapore, Canada, Nigeria, UAE, Algeria, Nepal, India. Iran and India.
“Koo has always provided a free yellow eminence tick to eminent personalities and a simple self-verification tool to every citizen and will continue to do so. We are very pleased to invite a wider global audience to this product proudly ‘Made in India’,” Bidawatka added.
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