Twitter Says Hello To India, Starts New Blog

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Twitter Says Hello To India, Starts New Blog

Twitter is nothing new for Indian users

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is nothing new for Indian users, and it has always been available in the country, but the company has stepped up its efforts in India by launching an India-specific blog today. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is holding its IPO tomorrow and the social networking giant is doing everything it can to attract users from around the globe.

One of the most notable points in Twitter’s filings is that the company has more users outside the U.S. than in the U.S. This means that for Twitter, it is very important to attract users outside the U.S. India also has a huge market with a large number percentage of the population speaking English, and thus for Twitter it’s doubly important to attract Indian users.

Twitter honors the popular Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar

In this new blog, Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) honors the popular Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. He is known as the best batsman, and he has announced his retirement this month. Of course, Sachin is also a Twitter user.

Twitter, in a blog post said, “In recognition of the limitless joy that @sachin_rt has brought to our lives for nearly a quarter of a century, we couldn’t think of a more apt message with which to launch our India blog than #ThankYouSachin.

Via this blog, we’ll keep you connected to everything happening on Twitter in India and in the global town square.”

Users can also tweet a message for Sachin to Indian cricket board @BCCI with the hashtag #ThankYouSachin to get a signed picture of him as he enters retirement.

Twitter exploring relationship with Indian media, politics

But that’s not all. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) is also expected to take advantage of the upcoming elections in the country. It won’t be surprising if Twitter gets into a closer relationship with media and political parties.

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) might come up with some new ways to expand its presence in India, now that the social networking giant has an Indian blog. With this new India blog, the company hopes to keep us connected with everything happening in India and beyond. You can check out Twitter’s India blog here.

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