Koo App: Indian alternative to Twitter.

Koo App

Koo App, another Indian version of Twitter after ‘Tooter’, has become more popular in recent days and has gained a lot of followers. Recently Twitter India has been becoming more Koo’s rise comes as Twitter is currently engaged and in a stalemate with the Indian government over the blocking and unblocking of popular accounts linked to the farmer protests.

Ministers including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Piyush Goyal, and Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan have joined and tweeted that they have joined the Koo app. And even departments such as Telecom, India Post, IT, MyGovIndia, and Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs are also present on Koo

Koo is a micro-blogging platform similar to Twitter. It is available on platforms like IOS and Android. The web version is also available. You can download it from Google play store and App store. Koo allows to post opinions publicly and follow other users as well. A feed shows posts from other users. The character limit for a ‘Koo’ is 400. One can sign up for Koo using their mobile number. Users have the option of linking their Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitter feed to the Koo profile as well.

Koo also supports posting of audio as well as videos. A user can also tag another person in their posts using the @ symbol. Koo has been created by Bombinate Technologies Private Limited which is a Bangalore-based private company incorporated in 2015.