Koo becomes the second largest micro-blog


India, November 16, 2022: India’s multilingual microblogging platform, Koo App, emerges as the second largest available microblogging in the world, with a significant increase in user numbers, time spent and user engagement. Launched in March 2020, the platform recently recorded 50 million downloads and has been on an upward trajectory in terms of growth. Koo is India’s only microblogging that competes with other global microblogging platforms such as Twitter, Gettr, Truth Social, Mastodon and Parler and ranks second (after Twitter) in terms of user downloads.

Currently, Koo is available in 10 languages ​​and has users from over 100 countries including the US, UK, Singapore, Canada, Nigeria, UAE, Algeria, Nepal, India. Iran and India. Since launch, Koo has granted over 7,500 yellow eminence ticks and thousands of green self-verification ticks to increase transparency and credibility on the platform. It works to add more new global languages ​​and enable digital freedom in more countries.

Aprameya Radhakrishna, CEO and co-founder of Koo, said, “We are overwhelmed by the response we have received from our users and are happy to share that today we are the second largest microblog in the world in just 2.5 years of existence. Since the launch, our users have believed in us. Not only have they given us the opportunity to grow and stimulate digital expression in regional languages, they have grown with us by engaging in meaningful conversations on the platform. This is real empowerment for the ordinary citizen. We will continue to invest in our product with a user-centric mindset and build digital independence for users in India and globally. Until now, we were available in many countries, but now we are happy to invite a wider global audience to our platform and enjoy a more immersive experience.

Mayank Bidawatka, co-founder of Koo, said: “Today, Koo is the second largest micro-blog in the world. Given the changes taking place in the microblogging landscape globally, we are looking to extend our wings to geographies where basic rights are charged. We believe that these fundamental tools on the Internet should be priceless. Connecting and communicating with each other in a secure way or proving one’s identity is a fundamental right. Koo has always provided a free yellow eminence tick to prominent people, and a simple self-verification tool to every citizen and will continue to do so. We are very pleased to invite a wider global audience to experience this proudly ‘Made in India’ product.

As an inclusive platform built around a language-first approach, Koo’s mission is to connect like-minded users in the language of their choice. Features like Multi-Language Kooing (MLK), language keyboard, topics in 10 languages, language translations, editing features, multiple profile pictures and voluntary self-verification make the platform unique and offer its users the freedom to engage in meaningful conversations. In the near future, the platform aims to announce more product features as part of its ongoing efforts to improve the user experience.


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