Indian Twitter koo App

Desi substitute of twitter

Sat Dec 25, 2021

Koo App also addresses as the Indian twitter App, topping the markets for the last 6 months now. According to the founder Mr.Mayank Bidawatka and Aprameya Radhakrishna, Koo the micro-blogging platform which is an alternative to Twitter gained huge success in a short period of time after many ministers and influential personalities joined the platform. PM Narendra Modi also talked about the same during one of his recent interviews.


What is Koo app?

Koo is an Indian version twitter app for India, the winner of Mygov Atma Nirbhar Bharat App Challenge. Company describes it as the “Voice of India in Indian languages” , since It allows users to write opinions like the original twitter App or allow them to share the same through audio or video form, in multiple languages. Koo app’s downloads saw a huge success after the Union Minister Piyush Goyal himself joined the platform.

The downloads now reached 4 times higher since last months which is around 3 million downloads in total with a rating of 4.7* star in google play store, with mixed review from various people across the globe.

Why is the Koo App introduced?

The Koo app launched to promote the initiative by the government Atma Nirbhar Bharat. Sincethe ban of multiple Chinese Apps, the government is introducing similar Indian apps to make India digitally strong on their own.One more reason for introducing Koo App is the ongoing clash of opinions between the government and the Twitter App, regarding the ongoing Farmer’s protest. According to the government twitter has to take down some 1000 accounts, posts and hashtags related to the farmer’s protest from twitter which is falsely spreading rumors against the new agricultural laws introduced by the government.


Similarities and Differences between Koo App and Twitter App:

Similarities:

Koo is almost similar to Twitter app with almost similar interface.

It is available for download in both google play store and apple store.

Direct Messages and option to share specific topics available in both.

Trending hashtags available in both

Koo has 2 sections: Feed and People. Feed to see the posts and People section for showing suggested contacts.

Koo App with an easy to use feature and simple interface has chances to rule. But twitter being the oldest and with millions of users takes time to get down on knees. Koo though topping the charts takes little time to beat Twitter App. Till then let’s see what happens.

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