Not exactly seven days in the wake of prohibiting American social media network Twitter unsettle, the Federal government of Nigeria has joined its India-made social media application, Koo. Not long after the boycott, Koo had reported that it was accessible in Nigeria and was attempting to include local languages in the application. The Nigerian govt blocked access to Twitter on the 5th of June after the organization had erased a tweet from Nigerian politician and president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari taking steps to penalize local extremists in Nigeria. The nation blamed Twitter for spreading fake news and country’s corporate presence”.
The Nigerian government also stated that “There has been a reiteration of issues with the social media network channels in Nigeria, where deception and phony fake news spread through it have had genuine brutal outcomes. Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice of Nigeria, Abubakar Malami he had guided the officials to litigate “wrongdoers of the Nigerian Govt ban on American microblogging site Twitter functioning in the country”.
Koo has released in India as a choice to Twitter a couple of months prior. A few Indian govt authorities have joined the Koo application and utilize the stage routinely. The Central govt has been asking Twitter users to join the local Indian application, Koo. The Koo app is accessible on both the Google Play store just as the iPhone store. In India, Koo is downloaded by more than 50 lakhs users on the Play store.
The Central Govt has additionally been cautioning Twitter to conform to the upgraded Information Technology Act rules of India. Other American social media companies including Google, FB, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat, among others have agreed with the new IT act laws and protocols. Twitter has mentioned some more and consented to follow India’s new Information Technology Act rules in the days to come.
On June 7 Twitter also stated that “Twitter has been and remains profoundly dedicated to India, and serving the indispensable public discussion occurring on the assistance. We have guaranteed the Indian Govt that Twitter is bending over backward to conform to the new IT Act Rules, and an outline of our advancement has been appropriately shared. We will proceed with our productive exchange with the Indian Govt”.
Aside from various cabinet ministers and different govt officials and Bollywood actors and actresses. Anupam Kher hitting 10 lakhs subscribers on Koo app, the Koo application as of late raised 219 crore rupees, with subsidizing drove by Tiger Global, an American investing firm. The valuation of the organization is presently near 1096 crore rupees.