Twitter Ban: FG Joins Koo, Indian Microblogging Platform




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Federal government has joined Koo, another platform built by India, barely a week after banning Twitter, an American microblogging platform.

Aprameya Radhakrishna, co- founder, Koo, who confirmed platform is now available , said they were working adding ’s local languages.

This is coming as spat Twitter lingers.

FG has already opened an account the platform the handle @nigeriagov and had above 10,000 followers as at press time.

Also, some government officials have gone ahead open accounts the app, further solidifying its intentions stay put.

According , India, Koo was built after the government’s constant disagreements Twitter.

Radhakrishna, co- founder, Koo, said: “A very warm welcome the handle of the Government of on @kooindia! Spreading wings beyond India now”.

“Koo is now available . We are thinking of enabling the local language there as well. We are considering introducing a local Nigerian language into the Koo app.

“Nigeria is similar to India in terms of language diversity. It has hundreds of regional languages. Koo has a outlook and enable micro-blogging in countries need it the most.

“We have built a scalable platform, and while we are still enhancing the product, it’s already available for in multiple countries today.”

The Federal Government had last Friday suspended, indefinitely, the operations of the micro-blogging and networking service site in Nigeria, citing the persistent of the Twitter platform for activities were capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.