Koo’s CEO was quoted as saying that the app had been in operation since 2019, which was launched in March 2020, but at the same time the outbreak of Kovid started. But, now this app has been able to attract some big names. Goyal and Chauhan tweeted that their followers can join them on Ku. And who has registered an income on Ku, know about Ku before that.
What is the Ku platform?Like Twitter, it is also a micro blogging site, which is also on iOS including Google Play Store. Here you can post your opinion and follow other users as well. The character limit of the post on Ku is 400. It can be signed up through mobile number and you can link the feeds of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc.
Audio and video can be posted here. Like Twitter, there is also a hashtag and any user can tag someone else. Here you also get facilities like posting polls, sharing photos and videos and more. That is, it seems to be a version of Twitter, so what is different in it?
If the CEO of Koo, the incomparable Radhakrishna, believes that the purpose of this app is to give a platform for people of Indian languages. According to Radhakrishna, the existing platforms focus more on English. In some points, you tell us what are the other factors of Ku.
Along with Zoho and Chingari, Ku was also the winner in the self-sustaining app innovation challenge.
According to Radhakrishna from IIM, so far this app has received 30 lakh dgn downloads.
– Bombinet Technology has created this app.
– This app can be posted in Indian languages.
– You can use this app in one language at a time.
– Ku calls himself a free expression platform and also that in the end he is within the scope of the law of the country.
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Interestingly, Ku denies himself to be in any race against Twitter, but since the start of central government deadlock with Twitter, apart from some big leaders, telecom, income tax, India post, tax and custom Many departments like Central Board, MyGov India have also joined Kuo. Apart from government departments, Isha Foundation, former cricketers Javagal Srinath and Anil Kumble are also present here.
Is Kuo the only alternative to Twitter?
Of course not. Earlier, some apps have been in the news as an indigenous alternative to Twitter. In November last year, Tutor presented himself as Swadeshi Twitter. Although it was largely based on the ‘foreign’ app. Some big leaders were also associated with this app but did not stay here for long. Earlier in 2019, another app was in the discussion among Indian Twitter activists. But here too people did not stay for long and returned to Twitter itself.